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Bachelor of Science in Political Science

Program Details

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers the online Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Students will develop a comprehensive understanding of American government and global politics. By analyzing political structures, theory, and problems, students will learn to interpret complex political problems and propose potential solutions. Students will also have an opportunity to enhance their professionalism and fine-tune their communication and organizational skills.

Career opportunities with this degree include the following fields:

  • Local, state, and federal government
  • Research at intelligence agencies
  • Political campaign management
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Policy development


High school diploma or the equivalent

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education