B.Sc. On Campus

Political Science

University of Houston Victoria

48 months
618 USD/credit 18540 USD/year
618 USD/credit 18540 USD/year
209 USD/credit 6270 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Science in Political Science online program at University of Houston Victoria prepares you for professional roles in for-profit and non-profit organizations within the public and private sectors. 


Designed to give you an edge in a competitive job market, this program focuses on the research behind political science and how to integrate theoretical understanding of the political world into solutions for real-world problems.

Build on your critical and creative thinking in the research and synthesis process while you develop a diverse set of skills and knowledge—which can help you succeed in a variety of environments. Earning your B.S. in Political Science can lead to a lucrative career.

In this Political Science program at University of Houston Victoria, you will develop:

  • Analytical thinking skills that enable you to draw connections and deepen your understanding of how government and policy shape our lives
  • A thorough understanding of the different institutions and processes in which political decisions are made
  • Practical skills applying basic research methodologies—including research design, sampling, validity and techniques

This program prepares you for roles such as:

  • City or County Administrator
  • State or Federal Agency Administrator
  • Regional Planner
  • Intelligence Analyst
  • Research Analyst
  • Public Policy Analyst

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Public 
  • Policy World Politics 
  • Professional Writing
  • Research Methods for Political Scientist

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Apply Texas Application
  • Official Academic Credentials/Transcripts
  • Students must submit proof of the English Proficiency Requirement
  • F-1 Student Agreement Form.ACT scores (optional)
  • Proof of Funding
  • Passport
  • U.S. Transfers
  • Bacterial Meningitis (Needed at the time of enrollment not for admissions)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 618 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    18540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 618 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • In-State

    6270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 209 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Victoria

994 - 1843 USD /month
Living costs

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