Political Science
Legal Studies Specialization
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Are you interested in working at a law firm? Attending law school? Working for the government? Or studying the law and legal system from an academic perspective? If so, the Political Science Legal Studies specialization might be for you.

The specialization focuses on developing broad skillsets and providing exposure to the social sciences, legal thinking, and judicial processes. Students have access to local internships at law firms and government offices, as well as the opportunity to assist with faculty research. The specialization also provides the flexibility to pursue other interests in political science or other fields.

If you have an interest in declaring the legal studies specialization or wish to receive additional information, please contact Dr. Justin Moeller ( for assistance. 

Law School

Are you interested in law school? These are some of the places recent graduates have attended: 

  • Texas Tech School of Law
  • Baylor Law School 
  • University of Virginia School of Law
  • St. Mary's University School of Law
  • Harvard Law School 
Texas A&M Pipeline
Interested in the Texas A&M Law School? We offer a pipeline program allowing for students to use law school coursework to complete their undergraduate degree.
Career Opportunities

Potential Employment Opportunities:

  • Courtroom Management
  • Paralegal 
  • Government Employment
  • Teaching and Education
  • Criminal Justice 
Are you interested in a legal career but not sure where to begin? Internships offer a great opportunity to explore various fields. Political Science has placed a number of students in local law offices, government agencies, and non-profit organizations in recent years.
Pre-Law Minor

Are you interested in attending law school but feel like Political Science is not right for you? We also offer a pre-law minor.


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