What Can I Do With A Major In Political Science?

Political Science

The Political Science program at Northeastern State University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science. 

This program is offered on NSU's Tahlequah campus, although some courses are online or are taught on the Broken Arrow campus. 

In addition to offering core courses and electives in Political Science and Public Administration, the program offers internship opportunities in Washington D.C., Oklahoma City and in the local community. 

Students also have the opportunity to participate in two outstanding co-curricular organizations: Model United Nations and Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature.


Career Opportunities

  • Adjudicator
  • Administrative Law Judge
  • Admiralty Lawyer
  • Anthropologist
  • Anti-Terrorism Intelligence Agent
  • Appeals Examiner
  • Arbitrator
  • Attorney
  • City Planning Aide
  • Compliance Officer
  • Conciliator
  • Congressional Aide
  • Contract Administrator
  • Corporation Lawyer
  • Criminal Lawyer
  • Criminalist
  • Emergency Management Specialist
  • Equal Opportunity Representative
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Fund Raiser
  • Fundraising Manager
  • Government Service Executive
  • Historian
  • Industrial Relations Specialist
  • Intelligence Specialist
  • Judge
  • Labor Relations Specialist
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Lobbyist
  • Management Consultant
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Parole Officer
  • Personnel Coordinator
  • Police Detective
  • Political Scientist
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Social and Community Service Manager
  • Social Welfare Administrator
  • Sociologist
  • Survey Researcher
  • Technological Espionage Intelligence Agent
  • Urban and Regional Planner

Related Skills

  • Conflict Situations
  • Contact with Unpleasant People
  • Decision Making
  • Face to Face Communication
  • Listening
  • Managing People
  • Managing Time
  • Negotiating
  • Persuasion
  • Problem Solving
  • Reasoning
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Speaking

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