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"The education that I received at Lake Superior State University has opened many doors for me. I have worked with Firefighters and Paramedics for over thirty years as a co-worker, educator, and student. I have been very blessed in my life to have these opportunities. I truly believe that education is the cornerstone of everyone’s career and LSSU provides the best.

My future goals are to become the Director of a Fire Science program and follow in the footsteps of the great educators that I have had the privilege of learning from. This will not be easy, but I believe that these Professors have prepared me to be successful. My achievements will be a direct result of the knowledge that they have bestowed upon me. It will then be my obligation to share this knowledge with others. ”

Keith M. Campbell '07


Fire and hazardous materials response coordinator for the U.S. Navy based in Bahrain

Political Science

Is one of a number of liberal arts majors that prepare students for a broad range of career opportunities.

Political science is the systematic study of government, politics and public policy.

Specialized Education

Political science is one of a number of liberal arts majors that prepare students for a broad range of career opportunities. Political science majors choose one of three tracks or concentrations: general political science, pre-law, or public administration. Each concentration provides a combination of knowledge and skills especially appropriate for those with particular career goals. However, choosing one concentration over the others does not limit you to a particular career path — each of the tracks provides a solid grounding in political science and a broad liberal arts background.

General education requirements and sufficient elective credits must be completed so that at least 124 semester credits have been earned.




  • General Pre-Law
  • Public Administration
Well Prepared

LSSU has a great reputation for placing Political Science students in graduate and professional schools, such as:

  • Georgetown University
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Illinois

Average Salary of Graduates (NACE)

  • $32,645

*Based on survey of 2004-2006 LSSU graduates
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