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Students who study Political Science, Jurisprudence or Policy Studies gain valuable skills to help them find success in a wide variety of fields. With a comprehensive curriculum grounding your studies, we empower your ambitions with a wide range of elective classes, plus opportunities to gain hands-on experience through internships at a local political office or in Washington, D.C. Our graduates enter the workforce prepared as good global citizens dedicated to pursuing creative, responsible political action.

Also, a path for law school in combination with a Pre-Law minor, most U.S. elected officials either majored or minored in political science or concentrated in similar courses.


  • Communication: Writing, presenting and public speaking
  • Data: Analysis and synthesis
  • Leadership: Problem solving
  • Teamwork: Collaborating and interacting with diverse populations
  • Technology: Digital fluency
  • Thinking: Critical thinking


  • Internships (NJ Government; Law Offices; Campaigns in NJ)
  • Exchange courses with other countries (i.e. Turkey and London School of Economics)
  • Research Symposium
  • Five-year BA-MA in either major