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Work in Politics

SRU's major in Professional Politics prepares you to make a career out of politics, either behind the scenes or as an elected official

Political Science: Professional Politics

Offered by: Poltical Science

Politics is the strategic allocation of who gets what, when, and how. The Professional Politics degree prepares you to make a career out of politics.

Why Choose Professional Politics?

If you want to be a player in political negotiations, whether as an elected official or a staffer behind the scenes, the Professional Politics degree is for you.

What Will You Learn?

You will learn about the intricacies of political maneuvering, including campaign management and strategy, social movement organization, public opinion and polling strategies, governing institutions, and public policy.

Careers In Professional Politics

If you want to work in politics in any capacity - as a staffer behind the scenes or an elected official fighting for constituents, then the Professional Politics degree is for you.

You may also choose to enter graduate school to further your knowledge of public policy, political science, or other social sciences.

Clubs & Organizations

Pi Sigma Alpha

SRU Debate Society