A degree that paves the way to politics — or the law, public policy, journalism and dozens of other options.
As a Political Science major, you'll explore political systems around the globe. You'll reach a deeper understanding of our own democratic processes and the relationship between citizens and states. You'll build analytic, communication and leadership skills that make you a valuable candidate for jobs.
- Program type:
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a political science degree?
Political Science Degree at UND
Gain a Master of Public Administration degree with just one additional year of study through UND's B.A./M.P.A. program.
Network and build knowledge through Pi Sigma Alpha, UND's political science honor society.
Travel to conferences and test your skills through UND's Model UN program.
Tap into insights from U.S. senators, members of Congress, judges and others at the annual Frank Wenstrom Lecture.
Shave off a year of law school while earning your bachelor's in Political Science. With the Law (Accelerated Bachelor's/J.D.) program you can double count credits your fourth year to go towards beginning coursework for a law degree.
Experience small classes, where you will know your professors and your professors will know you.
What can you do with a political science degree?
Political Science Degree Courses
Leading Through Language
Cheyden Paulson speaks four languages and is the recipient of a prestigious federal scholarship. He's aiming for a career in the U.S. Foreign Service.