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Important Update:

Effective Monday, May 24, 2021, UCO will no longer mandate the use of masks or social distancing. Those who have not been vaccinated should continue to wear a mask to protect themselves and others. Those who have been vaccinated may continue to voluntarily wear a mask if they choose.

Important resources: COVID-19 Testing | Report Exposure/Positive Test | Vaccine Information | COVID-19 Vaccination Self-ReportingVirtual Services | COVID-19 Website 

Majors in political science, including Public Administration, offer a solid undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences. Such study prepares the graduate for a variety of careers by emphasizing the acquisition of skills in communication and analysis; and by encouraging independent thought, tolerance and informed interest in current affairs.


Public Administration courses include economics, government, policy, politics and some aspects of finance.

Degree Sheet

Student Organizations

The Political Science program has various organizations that help to support and involve Political Science majors throughout their education, including involvement in the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature, College Republicans, Young Democrats, a chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha and membership to the Oklahoma Political Science Association.


Career Opportunities

Public Administration majors have a wide variety of career opportunities, including: 

  • Public policy
  • Urban planning
  • City or town management
  • Legislative, Executive, or Judicial Services
  • Program administration

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.