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Political Science Degree at University of Denver (DU)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 001371
  • Phone: (303) 871-2000

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Political Science Degree

The political science program at University of Denver prepares students for careers in federal, state, and local governments, as well as law, business, international organizations, nonprofit associations, campaign management and polling, journalism, electoral politics, and more. The program focuses the systematic study of political institutions and behavior. Program courses include: political philosophy, political theory, comparative government and politics, political parties and interest groups, public opinion, political research methods, studies of political institutions and processes. Get more details below including other Colorado colleges that offer political science degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Political Science Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Denver offers a bachelor's degree program in political science.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male8
Female12

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Asian1
Hispanic3
White15
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Political Science program at DU, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Political Scientists

  • Description:

    Study the origin, development, and operation of political systems. May study topics, such as public opinion, political decision-making, and ideology. May analyze the structure and operation of governments, as well as various political entities. May conduct public opinion surveys, analyze election results, or analyze public documents.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, political scientists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 7.9% from 2010 to 2020

  • Salary & Wages
    • Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO
      • Average Hourly Rate: $33.76
      • Average Annual Salary: $70,230

Political Science Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in political science, international affairs, and international relations. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Political Science Programs in Colorado

Political Science programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

84 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B,M)
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Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

55 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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Regis University

Denver, CO
Type: 4-Year Private College

11 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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University of Colorado at Boulder

Boulder, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

230 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B,M,D)
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United States Air Force Academy

USAFA, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

32 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

34 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

36 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
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Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO
Type: 4-Year Private College

31 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)
Colorado State University

Fort Collins, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

98 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B,M,D)
Colorado State University - Pueblo

Pueblo, CO
Type: 4-Year Public College

12 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Political Science (B)