POLITICAL SCIENCE STUDY; DESIGNED FOR THE REAL WORLD JOB MARKET:
The Department of Political Science at the University of Akron offers a BA in Political Science, a BS in Political Science/Criminal Justice, a Masters (MA) in Political Science, a Masters in Applied Politics (MAP), and a MAP/JD degree that are all geared to maximize student success.
OUR STUDENTS HAVE FOUND JOBS IN:
Political campaigns, Congressional offices, the Intelligence Community, the State Department, the FBI, police departments, political consultancies, academia, think tanks, military leadership, etc.
Olin Hall houses the Department of Political Science and the Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics.
Visit us in room 201!
John Green, Interim ChairNancy Marion, Interim Associate ChairAkron, OH 44325-1904(330) 972-7406 ph(330) 972-8841 fax
Michael Morell to Become Senior Fellow in the Bliss Institute
Michael Morell, former Deputy Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, will join the Bliss Institute of Applied Politics as a Senior Fellow and an advisor to the Security Studies Master’s Program. Mr. Morell joined the CIA in 1980, and he was the chief of the division on Asia, Pacific, and Latin America. Mr. Morell is a graduate of Economics from the University of Akron and a Cuyahoga Falls native.
New! MA in Political Science - Security Studies Track-- To learn more Click Here. The Department of Political Science offers number of options for graduate studies that are geared toward preparing students for many different career options. Our faculty members are renowned in their fields and have great success mentoring students to achieve their career goals. Check out how a UA Political Science graduate degree can be your path to success! For more information on the graduate degrees click the image!
Consideration for applications for Fall graduate assistantships will begin March 1 and continue until April 1.
New -- MA in Political Science - Security Studies Track
For more information on the new MA in Political Science - Security Studies Click on the image!
To apply to the Masters program click HERE!
UA Bliss Institute to host “State of the Parties” conference
Political scientists to identify themes at election post-mortem Nov. 7-8.
Michael Martin: Achieving his dreams, one at a time
Michael Martin, who took a nontraditional path to college success, is one of the students chosen to speak on behalf of the Spring 2013 Class at commencement ceremonies May 10-12 at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall.
The Battle Isn't Over …
The November elections are over, and now UA's “National Battleground” course will focus on political agendas.
UA experts offer predictions for 2013
From that pesky fiscal cliff to new food trends, economic forecasts, Supreme Court decisions and more options for energy efficiency, our campus experts make a wide range of predictions for what lies ahead in 2013.
Transferring to UA puts grad on chosen career path
Leonard Bellisario gained the education and experience he sought in applied politics by transferring to UA. The next Transfer and Adult Student Visit Day is Saturday, May. 19.