Whether your goal is to work on a presidential campaign, champion international relationships, promote social justice or run a nonprofit organization, understanding the many facets of political science is essential to making real change in the world.
Major & Minor Requirements
Research & Experiential LearningOur program emphasizes hands-on learning, so you’ll experience politics through internships with congressional campaigns, lobbying firms, Non Governmental Organizations and more. You’ll also have the opportunity to study in the nation’s capital with our Quinnipiac University in Washington, D.C. (QU in DC) program.
Explore Your Future
Graduates with a degree in political science are well prepared for a wide range of future careers. Start by checking out our “What Can I Do With This Major?” tool to explore some potential paths.
Many of our graduates go on to careers in government and policy or law. However, you will find yourself well prepared for careers in communications, non-profits/advocacy and more. Explore all our career communities to learn more about the possibilities and get started.