21 Bachelor of Science Programs in Political Science

Bachelor’s degrees in political science are engaging and challenging. These programs are well-suited for students who have a desire to identify and solve problems in government, politics and society at large. A Bachelor of Science in Political Science educates students in the intricacies of governmental authority and prepares students to work domestically and internationally in a wide breadt… Read more

Bachelor’s degrees in political science are engaging and challenging. These programs are well-suited for students who have a desire to identify and solve problems in government, politics and society at large. A Bachelor of Science in Political Science educates students in the intricacies of governmental authority and prepares students to work domestically and internationally in a wide breadth of areas.

What is a BSc in Political Science? It is a comprehensive and thorough study of political organizations, systems, behavior, and culture, and how all of these interact with each other and with society.   Students study and discuss the complexities and controversies that characterize politics today. They gain an understanding of political theory, systems, and policy as well as the ability to analyze governmental systems and policies. Students come to understand how societies use government to solve problems in the areas of civil rights, national security, and social justice.

A Bachelor of Science in Political Science will benefit students in many ways. Students come away with sound research and analytical skills as well as a thoughtful perspective on social and political issues. This educational framework prepares students to apply their knowledge in real world situations, to identify and solve problems to better society and governmental policy.

The cost of a Bachelor of Science in Political Science varies between universities and countries. The best way to learn about fee and tuition information is to contact specific institutions.

Political science graduates can expect to have a wide range of career opportunities available to them. Some fields that commonly hire these graduates include law, business, education, research, polling, international relations, nonprofit organizations, electoral politics, and local, state, and federal government. 

If you are interested in making a difference in the political realm and want to learn more about how you can reach your career and life goals, we can help you find the right educational program. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, USA

In the Homeland Security program, you will learn how to prevent, protect, and minimize the effects of man-made and natural disasters, as well as how to respond to and recover ... +

In the Homeland Security program, you will learn how to prevent, protect, and minimize the effects of man-made and natural disasters, as well as how to respond to and recover from those same threats. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Georgetown University Qatar
Doha, Qatar

Founded in 1919, Georgetown's School of Foreign Service (SFS) sought to educate students about global issues and prepare them for a life of service - in business, government, ... +

Founded in 1919, Georgetown's School of Foreign Service (SFS) sought to educate students about global issues and prepare them for a life of service - in business, government, or for a humanitarian agency. Today the School of Foreign Service offers students in both Washington, D.C. and Doha, Qatar an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program built on a liberal arts education. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Social Sciences
Hong Kong

The BSocSc (Hons) in Government and International Studies programme is intended to provide a programme of study which will give students a firm grasp of the different areas of ... +

The BSocSc (Hons) in Government and International Studies programme is intended to provide a programme of study which will give students a firm grasp of the different areas of political science. These cover political sociology (including political institutions, political culture and political behaviour), government and public policy-making, international relations and political economy, political theory and political thought, and political methodology. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
City University of London
London, United Kingdom

International Politics BSc (Hons) at City enables you to understand global issues and actors in a time of fast-moving political and social change, preparing you for a diverse ... +

International Politics BSc (Hons) at City enables you to understand global issues and actors in a time of fast-moving political and social change, preparing you for a diverse range of postgraduate study options and career possibilities. -
BSc
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Neapolis University Pafos
Paphos, Cyprus

The BSc in International Relations and Security offers students the opportunity to acquire extensive and in-depth knowledge about a wide range of issues related to the develop ... +

The BSc in International Relations and Security offers students the opportunity to acquire extensive and in-depth knowledge about a wide range of issues related to the development of international affairs and its security implications. Theory and practice of international relations and diplomacy, international organization, and international law, security and strategic studies, as well as politics and economics, constitute the hardcore of the Program’s content. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English, Greek
Oct 2020
30 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Medaille College
Buffalo, USA

The B.S. in Homeland Security program teaches the theories, models, tools, and techniques needed to effectively prepare for and mitigate the effects of natural, manmade, or te ... +

The B.S. in Homeland Security program teaches the theories, models, tools, and techniques needed to effectively prepare for and mitigate the effects of natural, manmade, or terrorist disasters. -
BSc
Full-time
2 years
English
18 May 2020
18 May 2020
Online
 
Schiller International University - Florida, Heidelberg, Madrid, Paris
Paris, France +1 More

The International Relations and Diplomacy Bachelor Degree program equips students with the expertise they need in order to pursue a life in government, business ....

The International Relations and Diplomacy Bachelor Degree program equips students with the expertise they need in order to pursue a life in government, business .... -
BSc
Full-time
36 - 40 months
English
Online
 
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, USA

The bachelor's degree in Political Science provides students with opportunities to study the theory, principles, and practice of government and politics at the local, national ... +

The bachelor's degree in Political Science provides students with opportunities to study the theory, principles, and practice of government and politics at the local, national, and international levels. The coursework engages students in diverse political science courses which allows exploration in areas of interest to the student. Faculty mentors provide academic support and guidance, preparing each student for a meaningful career path. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Utica College Online
Utica, USA

The online BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation teaches skills and techniques for gathering, analyzing, and preserving evidence of financial misdeeds. With two concen ... +

The online BS in Fraud and Financial Crime Investigation teaches skills and techniques for gathering, analyzing, and preserving evidence of financial misdeeds. With two concentrations in Financial Investigation, and Fraud Prevention and Detection, the program incorporates criminal justice, math, economics, ethics, and sociology. The Fraud Prevention and Detection concentration teaches students to identify economic crimes as well as areas of potential vulnerability to fraud and economic crime. -
BSc
Part-time
40 months
English
Online
 
University Of Mediterranean Karpasia
Nicosia, Cyprus +1 More

The major in Political Science and International Relations introduces students to the complex and fascinating world of politics and provides them with essential tools for unde ... +

The major in Political Science and International Relations introduces students to the complex and fascinating world of politics and provides them with essential tools for understanding and analyzing it. -
BSc
Full-time
8 semesters
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Igbinedion University, Okada
Benin City, Nigeria

The Department of Political Science & Public Administration of Igbinedion University as one of the foundation departments of the university is a unique department that fro ... +

The Department of Political Science & Public Administration of Igbinedion University as one of the foundation departments of the university is a unique department that from its inception has charted distinct pathways to academic excellence. It has programmes which are broad in scope, open and accessible to all. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Mar 2020
Campus
 
University of Management and Technology
Arlington, USA

The BSHS requires completion of a total of 120 credit hours of instruction, 60 of which are at the upper level (junior and senior years). Students must have completed a minimu ... +

The BSHS requires completion of a total of 120 credit hours of instruction, 60 of which are at the upper level (junior and senior years). Students must have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours of college-level studies at the lower level (freshman and sophomore years). Within the required 120 credit-hours a student must also complete at least 30 credit hours in General Education in total to receive a BSHS degree. -
BSc
English
Sep 2020
Online
 
University Bocconi
Milan, Italy +1 More

This BSc is the first undergraduate program offered by Bocconi in the field of political science, with a small multicultural class group of selected, highly motivated students ... +

This BSc is the first undergraduate program offered by Bocconi in the field of political science, with a small multicultural class group of selected, highly motivated students, and a dedicated international faculty. Due to its flexibility, students spend one semester studying abroad at a partner university and have the option of doing an internship. -
BSc
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
International Business School – Budapest
Budapest, Hungary

This programme delivers a sophisticated, interdisciplinary understanding of international business, providing you with a contextual understanding of contemporary international ... +

This programme delivers a sophisticated, interdisciplinary understanding of international business, providing you with a contextual understanding of contemporary international relations, and equipping you with skills, traditionally required in international diplomacy. -
BSc
Campus
 
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University
Prescott, USA

The program will explore the implications of these multiple factors to the security of nation-states and the future of human society in a global context.

The program will explore the implications of these multiple factors to the security of nation-states and the future of human society in a global context. -
BSc
Full-time
8 semesters
English
Campus
 

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