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Ph.D. Political Science

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College of Business and Economics
University of Idaho
ALB 125
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3161
Phone: (208) 885-6453
Fax: (208) 885-6296
Amber Gray

Sustaining Government Structure

In this program, you will examine the science behind politics and the factors that make government work and gain practical exposure to the field of political science through internships with the legislature, political campaigns and other similar learning opportunities. Study globalization, American presidencies, political revolutions, and more to advance your understanding of government.

Fast Facts

  • Close student/faculty interaction
  • Wide range of faculty expertise


  • Educator
  • Diplomat
  • Foreign services
  • Politician
  • Government
  • Business
Salary $60,000 +
Degree Roadmap Completion of a Masters Degree
Hands-On Learning Teaching Assistantships are available. 
Internships Some Teaching Assistantships are available.
Scholarships Some Teaching Assistantships are available.
Financial Aid

To find out about deadlines, scholarships and eligibility requirements, please visit the University of Idaho Financial Aid Office.