Grow your knowledge of governmental systems and the ways political forces shape our world as you prepare for a future career in business, politics, finance, teaching and more with a bachelor’s degree in political science from Hilbert College. Customize your education to fit your interests and goals with elective courses and the opportunity to participate in an internship related to political advocacy. In the process, you will begin to clarify your own political philosophy and acquire the tools to help you become a more informed and engaged citizen.
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A bachelor’s degree in political science can open the door to a variety of career opportunities, including:
Additional studies at the graduate level can open up even more pathways to senior positions—and higher salaries.
Political Scientist/Policy Analyst
Median Annual Salary: $122,510*
Median Annual Salary: $80,400**
Median Annual Salary: $92,910*
Median Annual Salary: $105,630*
Public Relations Specialist
Median Annual Salary: $62,800*
Median Annual Salary: $48,370*
*Salary, growth and job numbers info based on data compiled by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
**Salary info based on data compiled by Payscale
At Hilbert, we embrace our students as family and do everything we can to propel them to success academically and socially. As a student in our political science degree program, you will enjoy:
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