Political Science



What part of your life IS NOT influenced by politics or public policy?

Come engage our political science professors and students in this discussion through our courses and research. Explore KU's Department of Political Science by reviewing the departmental subfields that represent the discipline:

As a Political Science major you will examine the process, systems, and political dynamics of all countries and regions of the world, which will help you gain analytical skills, administrative competence and communication abilities that are valued in a wide spectrum of potential career areas.

Career options: 

Political science majors gain a versatile skill set that can be applied in a wide range of exciting careers in federal, state and local governments; law; business; international organizations; nonprofit associations and organizations; campaign management and polling; journalism; education; electoral politics; and research and university teaching.

For more information, visit the KU Career Center website.


Political Science Program

Majors Marketplace
Advisor name: 
Kim Moore
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Academic Advisor
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Advisor name: 
Dr. Christina Bejarano
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Undergraduate Director
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