Pursue Your Passion for Politics
If you are interested in politics, history, law, government, or journalism, then a degree in political science might be right for you. TheBachelor of Science in Political Science degree program examines political institutions, the social and economic forces that shape them, the cultural context within which they operate, and human behavior in political matters. As a political science major, you will hone your analytical and problem-solving abilities and improve your communication skills.
Featuring courses in American government, comparative politics, international relations, political theory, and foreign policy, this dynamic program allows you the freedom to tailor your degree by choosing from several open electives. In addition to providing a solid foundation for continuing on to graduate school, a bachelor's degree in political science can lead to an exciting career in government, law, business, education, or politics.
If you wish to obtain a Bachelor of Arts degree rather than a Bachelor of Science degree, you will need to complete 12 quarter hours of an elementary modern language plus 12 quarter hours of an intermediate modern language.Put Your Degree to Work
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a majority of those with bachelorÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s degrees in political science find employment in niche areas with specialized titles, such as market analyst, research assistant, writer, or policy analyst. Generally speaking, the job outlook for political scientists is very promising, as the field is projected to continue growing over the next several years.
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Bunker Hill Community College Scholarship
The Bunker Hill Community College Scholarship is a scholarship opportunity for associate degree graduates from Bunker Hill Community College who are seeking to complete their bachelorâ€™s degree at the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern University.
Community College Technology & Engineering Scholarship
The Community College Technology & Engineering Scholarship was created to support bachelorâ€™s degree-seeking students who intend to pursue an engineering and/or technology program that aligns with todayâ€™s industry needs.
Fast Track Your Education Scholarship
The Fast Track Your Education Scholarship is an opportunity for students who have been in the workforce for five or more years, have an associate degree or an equivalent of 60 semester hours (or 80 quarter hours) of transferrable credits, and are seeking to complete their bachelorâ€™s degree in a fast-track format at the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University.
Global Excellence Scholarship
The Global Excellence Scholarship was created to support students interested in global peer-to-peer learning by engaging with students from countries around the globe in the Bachelor of Science in Leadership â€“ Global Classroom or the Bachelor of Science in Finance & Accounting Management â€“ Global Classroom degree completion program.
Mass Bay Community College Scholarship
The Mass Bay Community College Scholarship is a scholarship opportunity for associate degree graduates from Mass Bay Community College who are seeking to complete their bachelorâ€™s degrees at the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern University.
Professional Information Technology Scholarship
The Professional Information Technology Scholarship was created to support bachelorâ€™s degree-seeking students who intend to complete their degree in Information Technology and are currently working or seeking a career in the field.
Roxbury Community College Scholarship
The Roxbury Community College Scholarship is a scholarship opportunity for associate degree graduates from Roxbury Community College who are seeking to complete their bachelorâ€™s degree at the College of Professional Studies (CPS) at Northeastern University.
Urban Education Community College Scholarship
The Urban Education Community College Scholarship was created to support bachelorâ€™s degree-seeking students who intend to become teachers in urban schools.
Working Professionals Education Advancement Scholarship
The Working Professionals Education Advancement Scholarship is a scholarship opportunity for professionals who have been in the workforce for 10 or more years and are seeking to complete their bachelorâ€™s degree at the College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University.
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.