What can you do with a Political Science degree? Anything you dare to achieve. As Daniella Ashibuogwi, Political Science B.A. '16 said, "One thing Liberal Arts nurtures within me is: I can do it all."
Pursuing a degree in Political Science does not mean you must attend law school or hold a public office. It means you will obtain the highly desired skills of analysis, crititcal thinking, communication, and human understanding. There is a need for political scientists in most major career areas, evident in these articles considering the value of a liberal arts degree.
Learn about job prospects, average starting salary, and potential employers on the College of Liberal Arts website. The career paths of several notable alumni began with a Purdue Political Science B.A.
CLA Career Center
The College of Liberal Arts is committed to helping students launch their careers. The CLA Career Center is available to help craft a resume, refine your opening pitch, or give practical advice to navigate a career fair or interview. Utilize the Career Center early and often in your time at Purdue to set yourself up for career success.