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Bachelor of Science in Political Science

About the Program

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Political science examines the issues of power, conflict, and justice. With a bachelor of science in political science at Columbus State University, you’ll be more informed about policies that impact your communities, states, and the country. Expand your world and enhance your sphere of influence by developing your knowledge, critical thinking skills, and insight on human behavior.

When you pursue a Bachelor of Science in Political Science, you’ll study American politics, political theory, comparative politics, international relations, public administration, political policy, law, and more. Our creative curriculum blends traditional coursework with the ability to learn hands-on through internship programs at the local, state, national, and international levels.

The study of political science prepares you for a variety of careers including law, journalism, international affairs, and positions in government agencies and political offices. Discover incredible opportunities to impact your communities, the country, and the world.

Take the next steps to foster the kind of creativity and innovation that leadership demands and the world needs with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science from CSU.

Career Opportunities

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Political Science degree, you’ll be prepared for advanced study or a broad range of careers including:

  • Campaign manager
  • Chief of government affairs and advocacy
  • Director of Legislative affairs
  • Federal strategist
  • Policy consultant
  • Political advisor
  • Public affairs specialist
  • Teacher / Professor / Lecturer

Degree Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

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Tuition and Fees

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Financial Aid

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