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About Political Science

The Department of Political Science promotes student scholarship, leadership and civic involvement.

Why Study Political Science at Elizabethtown

If you like to be in the midst of politics, you’ll enjoy Elizabethtown College.

Areas of Study

The Department of Political Science at Elizabethtown College offers a bachelor of arts in Political Science, as well as a minor.

After Graduation

Political Science graduates from Elizabethtown College find jobs in their chosen field or go on to further their studies in graduate school or law school.

Careers in Political Science

Elizabethtown College Political Science graduates work in a variety of fields, from state, local and federal government service to social service organizations and private industry. Examples of titles, positions and location include:

  • Vice president of government relations with the American Red Cross
  • Pennsylvania Deputy Attorney General
  • Management analyst with the Governor's Office Administration
  • Borough manager
  • Bank manager
  • Director of mental retardation programs
  • Director of communications for the civil division of the United States Justice Department
  • Legislative assistant for a state senator
  • Professor of political science
  • Philadelphia mayor's office

 

Graduate and Law School

Recent graduates attained law degrees from schools including:

  • Dickinson
  • Wake Forest
  • Washington and Lee
  • Temple
  • Villanova
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Widener
  • Boston
  • North Carolina-Chapel Hill

 

Other alumni have earned advanced degrees at:

  • Harvard University
  • Princeton University
  • American University
  • George Washington University
  • Penn State University
  • New School for Social Research
  • University of Rochester
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