ASU My Future

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Political Science

Majors Available

Career Opportunities

A political science degree can prepare you for a variety of careers, including:

  • Lobbyist
  • State or local government official
  • Lawyer
  • City manager
  • Public information officer
  • Foreign Service officer

For more information about political science careers, visit the Career Development Office.

Departmental Highlights

  • Our courses are taught by highly qualified, experienced faculty who have doctorates.
  • Political science internships are available in the District Attorney’s Office, Texas Legislature, U.S. Congress and other government offices.
  • We sponsor a trip to the state legislature each year it is in session.
  • We conduct pre-law advising for students interested in advancing to law school.
  • Recent graduates have been accepted at Harvard, Columbia, Georgetown, University of Texas, Baylor and Texas Tech law schools. Other former students are working in regional, state and national government offices.