The US Capitol Building

B.A./B.S. Political Science

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Office of Admissions
Phone: 208-885-6326
Toll free: 88-88-UIDAHO
Fax: 208-885-9119

Mailing Address
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 4264
Moscow, ID 83844-4264

Physical/Express Mail Address
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709 Deakin Street SUB Rm 117
Moscow, ID 83844

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Boise, ID 83702

Coeur d'Alene
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1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

Idaho Falls
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1776 Science Center Drive, Suite 306
Idaho Falls, ID 838402

Building Political Futures

Use your leadership and strong communication skills in courses designed to prepare you for a career in politics, communications, public affairs, human resources and other civil servant positions. Get hands-on experience through internships with the legislature and political campaigns and explore American political history, civil rights and globalization.

Fast Facts

  • Close student/faculty interaction
  • Development of critical thinking and writing skills
  • Good degree for double major
  • Cross cultural/national understanding of political processes
  • High rate of graduation in 4-5 years
  • Policy analyst
  • Business
  • Archivist
  • Paralegal
  • Mediator
  • Media specialist
Salary $40,000 - $50,000
Degree Roadmap Download a PDF of a "Four Year Plan" for an undergraduate degree in political science.
Degree Prep

No specific degree preparation is required.

  • Nettie Mae Stillinger Scholarship
  • Sidney Duncombe Scholarship
  • William Burt Scholarship
Financial Aid

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

Get Involved
Get Involved

There are some opportunities for management internships.

  • Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society