The political science major at Merrimack College provides you with a rich, rigorous and wide-ranging educational experience. As a political science major, you will learn to analyze a political situation from multiple perspectives and connect it to theoretical models or practical experiences as well as learn about political systems and leaders, government policies, and domestic and international conflicts.

As a graduate of our program, you’ll be well equipped to pursue a graduate degree — in law, history, political science or a related topic — or to begin your career working in the public or private sector. Our graduates go on to jobs in business, government, international relations, public administration, academia and more. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.