Welcome to Political Science!
Politics affects all our lives.
Political Science helps you understand and influence politics--nationally and internationally.
Join us as we study politics and become more engaged global citizens!
Award-winning faculty, exciting courses, top students, great events.
Concentrations for majors: American Politics; International Politics; Law & Politics; National Security & Civil Liberty.
Internships: Prepare for your career while earning credits.
Minors: Political Science; American Politics & Policy; International Politics; Law & Politics; National Security & Civil Liberty.
3-3 Program with Duquesne Law School
Early admissions program with Univ. of Pittsburgh Grad. School of Public & International Affairs (GSPIA).
Our graduates go on to rewarding careers around the world in:
Government: White House; Congress; Pennsylvania House of Reps
International Affairs: U.S. Foreign Service; Syrian American Council
Homeland Security: FBI, CIA, NSA
Politics: Democratic Party; Republican Party
Education: Harvard Law School; Oakland Univ.; Buckswood School; Clarion Univ.; Univ. of Cincinnati
Media & Communications: CNN, Time, Huffington Post, Gannett, Open Secrets
Nonprofits & Civil Rights
Business--multinational & local: Federated Investors; U.S. Travel Association
Law: Law firms in Pittsburgh and around the nation
And much more! Explore the great jobs our grads are now doing.