Would you enjoy working for a US political campaign? Do you want to learn more about global political issues, first-hand, while talking with local leaders in Africa, Asia and the European Community? Would you like to take US and international pre-law courses from faculty who manage moot court programs and Model United Nations programs? Or become the next student in our major to join the Peace Corps?
The Political Science (PLS) major at Maryville College prepares you for careers in a host of government, diplomatic, non-government, media and legal fields. Working with professors with professional experience in Washington DC and over two dozen nations around the works, PLS major students learn about political processes, institutions and the theories guiding governments around the world. They also learn how social and economic factors in those nations impact the daily work of government.
Politics comes alive in our major, providing skill sets students use to become successful interns in a host of US and global organizations, law firms and businesses. Our PLS majors have received public administration, law and public policy graduate degrees from among the best schools in the nation. They work for legislators in Nashville, Washington DC, and for leaders in a number of corners of the world. Come, and be our next political leader. The journey starts here, at Maryville College.