Political Science Faculty

We are your Political Science Faculty. We want to get to know you, your interests, and your career plans. We have diverse research agendas, scholarship, and experiences. Contact any one of us, we are all very approachable and ready to Read More …

Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Pi Sigma Alpha was founded at the University of Texas in 1920 for the purpose of bringing together students and faculty interested in the study of government and politics. The success of the honor society prompted other institutions to apply Read More …

Political Science Pre-Law Track

Political Science is a popular pre-law degree, because politics and law go hand-in-hand. The Pre-Law Track is a pathway for Political Science majors interested in law school. These interdisciplinary courses give students an edge when applying to and attending law Read More …

Political Science Career Opportunities

Edona Sefa, recent Political Science graduate with an International Relations Concentration, working for the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo.

Find a career with a world-changing purpose. A Political Science degree qualifies you for a variety of professional opportunities. Our department can guide you to a rewarding career. Aside from our faculty, we have a specialized advisor to work with Read More …

North Carolina Political Science Association

The Department of Political Science at Methodist University is an institutional member of the North Carolina Political Science Association.  MU faculty have served in various executive leadership positions within the NCPSA, including Dr. Frank Trapp, who is a past president Read More …

Political Science Learning Experiences

In addition to its academic program of study, the Political Science Department and Methodist University offers extracurricular experience outside the classroom setting. Methodist University financial aid is available to assist students with the costs of traveling abroad. The Department also Read More …

Washington, D.C. Connection

Political Science majors at MU get many opportunities to visit, intern, and work in Washington, D.C. Some of these opportunities have developed into lifetime careers for graduates. In even-numbered years, the department organizes a trip to visit lawmakers, the Capitol, Read More …

Graduate School in Political Science

While some students will seek employment upon graduation, other students will apply to a graduate program related to the study of International Relations or Public Administration. Graduate study at the Master and Doctorate level further enhances the career opportunities associated Read More …

Political Science Streamlined

The Political Science Streamlined option is the most straightforward, efficient, assured pathway to graduation at MU. This highly focused, professional curriculum only requires 33 credit hours with faculty mentors making sure you graduate on time. A very clear four-year plan Read More …

Political Science Internships

Students majoring in Political Science are encouraged to begin planning for life after graduation the freshman year of study and participant in an internship experience during the junior or senior year of study. The Political Science Program has internship connections Read More …