Political Science

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Political Science

Program Overview

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science explores government policy, processes, political campaigning, political theory, legal studies, and international relations. The degree has a strong liberal arts focus and research focus designed to prepare students for graduate level training in a variety of disciplines along with entry-level work in a host of disparate fields.

The International Affairs concentration offered at the Flagship Campus is suited for students who wish to pursue more focused studies in foreign policy, international organizations, war and diplomacy.

Program Objectives

The broad-based curriculum of the Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science introduces students to the general study of the field of political science, and is suited for students with an interest in public policy, foreign affairs, issues in immigration and the environment as well as those seeking an academic foundation for work in political campaigns. 

In the International Affairs concentration, students will examine how governments interact with one another on the world stage, including how nations interact and cooperate in times of peace and times of war, how leaders and countries strategize and make decisions, and how economics interact with politics in order to shape policy outcomes. This program is designed for students with an interest in public policy, international organizations, and foreign affairs.

Online Flexibility

Keiser University's Bachelor of Arts in Political Science program is also available through our 100% Online campus. In addition to the continued student-support focus infused into every program, students benefit from the flexibility and convenience of pursuing their degree on a schedule that fits their busy lives.

The International Affairs concentration is offered only at the Flagship Campus (on-ground course delivery).

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the B.A. in Political Science program may qualify for employment in settings such as:

  • Government agencies and public sector
  • International organizations or the Foreign Service
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Research field conducting social science, market, or financial research

The B.A. in Political Science – International Affairs concentration is suited for students seeking an academic foundation for work in political campaigns, think tanks, or the legal profession.

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about our Bachelor of Arts in Political Science programs.