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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Arts
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Strategic Studies, Credits: 21

About this Program

This program provides the opportunity to understand and analyze political systems and governments, political theory, and political behaviors as preparation for careers or graduate study in such fields as law, government service, teaching, or public administration. The curriculum includes related coursework in the social sciences, as well as research orientation in language, statistics, computer science, mathematics, or research methods. The secondary school teaching major in social studies may also include a concentration in political science.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University Moorhead 56563

Labor Market Information

  • College Political Science Teachers

  • Median wage: $81,240/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Average
  • Political Scientists

  • Median wage: $51.14/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Refers to national data. State data is not available.
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Avenue South Moorhead, MN 56563 Toll-Free: (877) 678-6463 Local: (218) 477-2161 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: