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Department of Political Science and International Studies

Empower Your Voice in a Globalized World

At Georgia Southern, you’ll embark on an enriching journey with our Political Science and International Studies programs. Our world is brimming with challenges that need bold, innovative solutions. Our BA in Political Science and our BA in International Studies equip you to tackle these issues. You’ll learn from internationally acclaimed faculty, gaining skills for the global job market through dynamic courses and experiential learning. If you’re aiming higher, our Master of Arts in Social Sciences offers interdisciplinary courses focusing on legal studies, campaigns and elections, and global justice. Join us, where your curiosity meets practical application, leading to a dynamic and fulfilling future!

A World of Opportunities Awaits

Step into a world of academic exploration with Georgia Southern’s Political Science and International Studies offerings. You can choose from an array of programs to suit your interests and career aspirations.

Degree Programs

Enhanced Undergrad Experience

Enhance your undergrad experience with research, internships, clubs, and study abroad options.

World-Changing Careers

Become well-equipped for careers in law, business, education, government/politics, and international affairs.

Faculty Expertise

Gain real-world knowledge with hands-on learning from both nationally and internationally recognized faculty.

A Global Career Path

$67,302 – $125,000

Average Salary

Imagine yourself as a Solicitor General, Political Consultant, Urban Planner, Intelligence Analyst at the FBI, or as a Foreign Service Officer for the U.S. Department of State. Graduates from our programs have thrived in a variety of roles in government, higher education, nonprofit organizations and at multinational corporations like Meta, United Airlines, Sonepar and Eaton, with salaries ranging from $67,302 to over $125,000 per year. Whether you’re interested in law, business, or international affairs, the skills you gain here can lead you to impactful positions with employers from all over the world. Your journey towards a fulfilling career begins with a degree from Georgia Southern.