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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.
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.
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
View a career guide for Public Administration majors.
Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.