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Political Studies Concentration

Political Studies Concentration

Political Studies Concentration at Messiah College

Politics majors with a political studies concentration engage a broad study of political science related to political institutions, processes, histories, cultures and practices both in the United States and abroad. In the political studies concentration, you’ll explore how ideas and decisions have impacted the formation of countries and learn governmental processes for decision making. Politics faculty encourage you to think independently, engage opposing points of view and develop an abiding concern for public life.

Job options for graduates of the political studies concentration:

  • Government service
  • Public administration
  • Human resources
  • Law enforcement
  • Journalism
  • Lobbyist
  • Lawyer
  • Diplomat
  • Business
  • Economic development
  • Non-profit service (like Americorps, Teach for America, Peace Corps)

Politics Major

The political studies concentration is offered through the Politics major.
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