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The Department of Political Science at the University of Utah

Political science studies the world of politics and government. Political scientists study the privileges and responsibilities of citizenship, the uses and abuses of power, relations between nations, and many other important topics. Political science is a broad area of study that provides excellent preparation for a variety of career paths in business, government, and the non-profit sector.

Undergraduates
Undergraduates

Why major in Political Science? Our students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in a wide range of public, private, and non-profit sector professions. 
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YOUR CAREER PATH

Graduates
Graduates

Why Pursue a Master's or Ph.D. in Political Science at the University of Utah? Our students gain a versatile set of skills that can be applied in a wide range of exciting careers.
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Last Updated: 1/27/20