College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Political Science

About This Program

The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science offers a broad understanding of the political system, both domestically and internationally. With a flexible curriculum, knowledgeable faculty and experiential learning opportunities, you'll be equipped with the skills needed for a wide range of careers in the field. Apply now and start pursuing your passion for politics. Read more...

Contact Information

Program Delivery

  • Delivery:
    • In person
  • Location:
    • Kent Campus

Examples of Possible Careers and Salaries*

Political scientists

  • 6.1% faster than the average
  • 7,000 number of jobs
  • $125,350 potential earnings

Social science research assistants

  • 5.8% faster than the average
  • 40,100 number of jobs
  • $49,210 potential earnings

Political science teachers, postsecondary

  • 4.9% about as fast as the average
  • 19,800 number of jobs
  • $85,760 potential earnings

Secondary school teachers, except special and career/technical education

  • 3.8% about as fast as the average
  • 1,050,800 number of jobs
  • $62,870 potential earnings

* Source of occupation titles and labor data comes from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Outlook Handbook. Data comprises projected percent change in employment over the next 10 years; nation-wide employment numbers; and the yearly median wage at which half of the workers in the occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less.