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"My experience at Lake Superior State University is one of the best of my life. Not only did the education I received prepare me immensely for the work world, I made friendships and connections that are sure to last me a lifetime. LSSU is the perfect collegiate experience: exceptional educators, a welcoming community and the beauty of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula."

--Chelsea Sparrow
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ATC Graduate Intern Athletic Trainer;
University of Minnesota, Duluth

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
 
Degrees

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.

 

  

Tracks:

  • 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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