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Political Science BA

Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

By pursuing this Bachelor of Arts degree, you will gain a broad liberal arts education in politics, law and government to fulfill leadership roles in public service. The Political Science program will help prepare you for a career in the field and receive the academic training to further your studies in graduate school. Our faculty will enable you to understand American government relations, comparative politics, international relations and political science. 

Industry Highlights

The median annual salary for Political Scientists is $104,920, with a projected job growth of 21% from 2012 to 2022.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Opportunities

  • Legal Professions
  • Urban Planning
  • Public Policy Research
  • Journalism
  • Local Government
  • Federal and State Agencies
  • Military Branches
  • International Business
  • Education

Armstrong Edge

Current students take advantage of this highly theoretical area of study that helps them utilize practical applications from internships in various local, state and federal agencies.

NEWS:

Read More Armstrong Director of International Education Knighted by French Ministry of Education

(February 23, 2017) – Armstrong State University Director of International Education Dorothée Mertz-Weigel, Ph.D., was recently knighted by the French Ministry of Education in a ceremony held at Armstrong.

Read More Armstrong to Present Visiting Writers Series Event Featuring Emily Rosko on March 2

(February 23, 2017) – The College of Liberal Arts will present a poetry reading at Foxy Loxy Cafe by acclaimed author Emily Rosko, who will read from her latest poetry collection, Prop Rockery. The event is free and open to the public.

Read More Armstrong To Host Discussion with “Mercy Street” Actor William Mark McCullough and Dr. Felicity Turner on Feb. 23

(February 21, 2017) – In “Presenting the Civil War: Women, Medicine and Hollywood on ‘Mercy Street’,” the two will discuss PBS Civil War drama, “Mercy Street,” produced by Ridley Scott. This event is free and open to the public.

Read More Free Start Strong, Start Now Minimester Registration Event on Feb. 17

(February 13, 2017) – Kick start your career in information technology, business economics, health science or another exciting field with this one-day registration event for new students. Complete an application, be admitted and sign up for the upcoming minimester all on the same day. All application fees will be waived for this event. Click through for additional details.

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