Welcome to Political Science!
Politics affects all our lives. Political Science helps you understand and influence politics—nationally and internationally. Join us as we study politics and become more engaged global citizens!
- Award-winning faculty, exciting courses, top students, great events
- Concentrations for majors: American Politics; International Politics; Law and Politics; National Security and Civil Liberty
- Internships: Prepare for your career while earning credits
- Minors: Political Science; American Politics & Policy; International Politics; Law and Politics; National Security and Civil Liberty.
- International study
- 3-3 Program with Duquesne Law School
- Early admissions program with University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA)
Our graduates go on to reaching bigger goals with rewarding careers around the world in:
- Government: White House; Congress; Pennsylvania House of Representatives
- International Affairs: U.S. Foreign Service; Syrian American Council
- Homeland Security: FBI, CIA, NSA
- Politics: Democratic Party; Republican Party
- Education: Harvard Law School; Oakland University; Buckswood School; Clarion University; University of Cincinnati
- Media & Communications: CNN, Time, Huffington Post, Gannett, Open Secrets
- Nonprofits & Civil Rights
- Business--multinational & local: U.S. Travel Association
- Law: Law firms in Pittsburgh, New York and around the nation
- And much more! Explore the great jobs our grads are now doing.