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Department of Political Science

Department of Political Science

Department of Political Science

The Department of Political Science is dedicated to the creation and transmission of knowledge about politics and political science. Read more »

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  • Bachelor of Arts/Master of Public Policy (BA/MPP) on Political Engagement Early Admission Program

    The University of Minnesota Humphrey School of Public Affairs and College of Liberal Arts' Political Science Department BA/MPP on Political Engagement program provides the unique opportunity to students studying at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus to expedite an academic and professional program in political engagement. Students pursuing a major in Political Science in the College of Liberal Arts (CLA) will receive credentials, the practical skill set, and sophisticated knowledge that employers in political engagement seek today. Students in the program will fulfill all CLA undergraduate requirements and be equipped with the financial, management, and policy analysis skills that the Humphrey School can offer, graduating with a BA and MPP from the University of Minnesota.

    For more information click HERE.

    September 22nd, 2014
  • Connect With Political Science Over Social Media

    Follow the University of Minnesota Political Science Department on Twitter @PoliSciUMN and like our Facebook page here!

    Follow and like for updates on our faculty in media, the latest scholarship from graduate students and professors, and events happening in the department!

    August 13th, 2014
  • Professors Kathryn Sikkink, W. Phillips Shively, and Martin Sampson to Retire

    Please consider honoring retiring Professors Kathryn Sikkink, W. Phillips Shively, and Martin Sampson with a gift to the department today!

    April 28th, 2014