The Department of Political Science provides students a well rounded program of study focusing on the theoretical, methodological and applied approaches to politics, governmental systems, and public administration.
The Department and its degree programs prepare students to exercise political responsibility at the local, state, national, and international levels. The Department prepares students for advanced study in graduate and professional schools, and careers in government, public administration, international relations and the private sector.
The department and its degree programs prepare students to exercise political responsibility in its various dimensions -- local, state, national, and international -- by offering courses in the principal fields of the discipline, through internships, and offering study abroad opportunities. The department offers students a curriculum focusing on politics and government which provides them a deeper understanding of the discipline. The department not only prepares students to undertake advanced study in graduate and professional schools, but prepares students for careers in government and public administration, international relations, and the private sector.
A unique combination of theory and practice that ensures our students leave equipped with the critical thinking, problem-solving, and people skills essential to professional success. We attract a diverse student body from all undergraduate majors and walks of life. We provide high-quality internship opportunities to give our students the practical experience necessary to compete for today’s jobs. Our graduates work at all levels in an amazing variety of organizations and fields—law enforcement, national parks, local government, economic development organizations, the military, and nonprofits. If you are ready to pursue a graduate degree that prepares you for a career serving the community, click the link to find out more. http://www.augusta.edu/pamplin/mpa/