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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 means you will obtain highly marketable analysis, critical thinking, and communication skills.  Boilermakers have successful careers in public affairs, research analysis, human resources, campaign management and sales.  They become attorneys, lobbyists, elected officials, and policy advisors.


Career paths

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.