Department of Political Science

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    Undergraduate Programs

    With a bachelor's degree in political science from IUP, you’ll learn about the dynamics that shape global business, trade, and cooperation and increase your value for careers in government, business, and numerous international organizations. Choose from our large variety of campus student organizations to gain leadership experience.

    Political Science, BA

    Political Science/Pre-Law Track, BA

    International Studies/Political Science, BA

    International Studies Minor

    Political Science Minor

    Homeland Security Minor


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    Graduate Programs

    Raise your game with an advanced master’s degree in public affairs. This graduate program provides an interdisciplinary education that focuses on policy analysis, administrative management, and budgeting. With this degree, you can move forward toward a doctoral degree or share your expertise with government agencies and businesses with a global reach.

    Public Affairs, MA

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  • Internships
    Internships are highly recommended for students pursuing a degree in Political Science.
    Model United Nations
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