Political Science Degree at Southern University and A&M College

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Political Science Degree

The political science program at Southern University and A&M College 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 Louisiana 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. Southern University and A&M College offers a bachelor's degree program in political science.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male9
Female8

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Black16
White1

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Political Science program at Southern University and A&M College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Regulatory Affairs Managers

Description

Plan, direct, or coordinate production activities of an organization to ensure compliance with regulations and standard operating procedures.

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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, political scientists employment is expected to shrink at a rate of -2.3% from 2014 to 2024

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 Louisiana

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Louisiana State University

Baton Rouge, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 120 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B,M,D)

Southeastern Louisiana University

Hammond, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 51 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 11 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 34 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B,M,D)

Tulane University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 56 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B,M)
  • Political Economy (B,M)

Xavier University of Louisiana

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Loyola University - New Orleans

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 19 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Dillard University

New Orleans, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 14 students completed this program

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
78.56%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
98%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
24:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
14

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$6,261