Skip to Main Content

Department of Political Science

Photo of Idaho Capitol Dome

Majors in Political Science are prepared for further study at the graduate level or for a variety of careers. Many of our students become teachers or lawyers. Others work for a large corporation as public affairs officers or for federal, state, or local governments in numerous capacities. Some become reporters, lobbyists, or campaign managers; some have been elected to public office.

Master of Political Science

Completing a Master of Arts degree in Political Science allows students to deepen their knowledge of American and international politics.

Bachelor of Political Science

In our Political Science program we offer four areas of emphasis within a bachelor of science degree and two minor degrees.

Political Science and Canadian Studies Minor

For students who wish to major in another field, the Department of Political Science offers a minor in political science. Additionally, The Canadian studies minor is designed to complement any university major. Learn More…