Political Science Degree at University of Denver (DU)

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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 (2015)

 Graduates
Male15
Female13

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Asian1
Black3
Hispanic1
White19
Multiple Races2
Unknown2

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

University of Colorado Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Political Science (B,M)

Metropolitan State College of Denver

Denver, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Colorado Christian University

Lakewood, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Regis University

Denver, CO
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Political Science (B)
  • Political Economy (B)

University of Colorado at Boulder

Boulder, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Political Science (B,M,D)

United States Air Force Academy

USAFA, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

University of Northern Colorado

Greeley, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

Colorado College

Colorado Springs, CO
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Political Science (B)

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
72.75%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
85%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
11:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
46

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$23,696