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, reaching 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 any job that demands you relate theory to practice.
- Program type:
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a degree in political science at UND?
Political Science Major
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.
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Leaders in Action
Through perseverance, hard work and faculty support, Michelle Nguyen pursued a double major in economics and political science while overcoming personal obstacles.