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A unique combination of classroom theory and real-world experience makes Political Science Graduates particularly well-suited for careers in public service, law, diplomacy, journalism, the military, and teaching.

Beyond providing detailed knowledge of the political world, training in political science helps the student think clearly and communicate effectively - skills that are required in any career. The study of political science enhances students’ abilities to be effective citizens.

Top Employers

Top employers of Chapman graduates from this program include: US Air Force, US Department of State, Disney, US Homeland Security, US Department of Justice, counties and cities (Orange,) school districts, higher education institutions (Chapman University, Loyola Marymount University, UC Irvine)

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Erin Berthon
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