Political Science

Are you interested in Security Studies... Model United Nations... International Studies... Mock Trial... Legal Studies... Public or Nonprofit Management... Campaigns and Elections...?

Do you want a career in government... international relations... public administration... the private sector?

Political Science may be the degree for you. The Department of Political Science provides students a well-rounded program of study focusing on theoretical, methodological, and applied approaches to politics, government, and public administration.

The Department equips students to exercise political responsibility at the local, state, national, and international levels. Our programs prepare undergraduates for advanced study in graduate and professional school, including a five-year BA-to-MPA (Master of Public Administration) two-in-one degree program, and careers in all levels of government, public administration, international relations, and the private sector.

Political Science faculty offer courses in American Politics, Public Administration, International Relations, and Comparative Politics, and provide real-world experience through internships and study abroad opportunities.

You're invited to learn more about the Department of Political Science and the exciting and important world of politics. Come see us in Allgood Hall N312 or contact Dr. Gregg Murray, Chair of the Department of Political Science, at gmurray@augusta.edu for more information.

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Jasmine Key


"You'll gain invaluable skills, connections, and experiences through the many programs and internships offered in the Department of Political Science. There are so many opportunities everyone should participate in!"

- Jasmine Key, POLS major and AU Class of 2015