Political Science, B.Sc. | Online (optional) | University of Houston Victoria | Victoria, United States
48 months
14902 USD/year
14902 USD/year
5110 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:

  • Public Policy
  • World Politics 
  • Professional Writing
  • Research Methods for Political Scientists

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International deadlines are priority deadlines.


120 SCH


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

    • ApplyTexas Application
    • Official Test Scores for proof of English Proficiency
    • Official Academic Credentials/Transcripts: 2.0 of 4.0 GPA Requirement
    • SAT and ACT scores (optional)
    • F-1 Student Agreement Form
    • Proof of Funding
    • Additional International Documents

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7451 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    14902 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7451 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    5110 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2555 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Victoria

994 - 1843 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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