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Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice Career Opportunities

Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice

Career Opportunities

Our majors develop critical thinking and oral and written communication skills that prepare them for graduate school, law school and a variety of job opportunities. Listed below are just a few of the positions you will be prepared to pursue as a graduate of our department.

Political Science (Entry Level)

  • Campaign Staffer or Manager
  • Lobbyist
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Political Pollster
  • Politician
  • Public Relations Assistant
  • Congressional Aide
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Teacher
  • Paralegal
  • Probation/Parole Officer

Public Administration

  • Attorney
  • FBI/CIA Agent
  • Marketing Director
  • City Manager
  • Public Administrator
  • Reporter
  • Media Analyst

Criminal Justice

  • Parole Officer
  • Court Administrator
  • Paralegal/ Legal Assistant
  • Police Officer
  • Bail Supervisor
  • Corrections Case Manager
  • Correctional Officer
  • Customs Officer
  • Baliff
  • Criminal Defense Lawyer
  • Deputy Sheriff


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