Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice

Our majors develop critical thinking and oral and written communication skills that prepare them for graduate school, law school, and a variety of job opportunities. Listed below are just a few of the positions you will be prepared to pursue as a graduate of our department.

Political Science 

  • Campaign Staffer or Manager
  • Lobbyist
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Political Pollster
  • Politician
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Congressional Aide
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Paralegal
For additional information, please visit the US News and World Reports Political Science Overview.

Public Administration
  • Attorney
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Marketing Director
  • City Manager
  • Public Administrator
  • Reporter
  • Media Analyst

Criminal Justice

  • Parole Officer  /  Probation Officer
  • ATF Special Agent
  • Court Administrator
  • Paralegal/ Legal Assistant
  • Police Officer
  • Bail Supervisor
  • Corrections Case Manager
  • Correctional Officer
  • Customs Officer
  • Bailiff
  • Border Patrol Agent  /  Customs Agent
  • Fire Investigator
  • Deputy Sheriff
  • Bureau of Diplomatic Security Special Agent