A Temple University Political Science degree can take you many places, but wherever it takes you, we hope you stay in touch by joining our alumni group after graduation. Ready to earn your political science degree? Make your declaration, come visit us, view your transfer options and our deadlines and apply to get started.

Where Can a Degree in Political Science Take Me?

Our students regularly secure coveted internships in:

  • Government offices and agencies (e.g., the City of Philadelphia)
  • State legislative or congressional offices
  • Political campaigns
  • Law firms and local prosecutor’s offices
  • Public interest groups

Political science offers students preparation that can help them in a wide range of endeavors. Our alumni go on to law school and graduate studies, while others find meaningful employment in government, political groups and campaigns, the media, non-profit organizations and business. Related careers and fields include the following:

  • Policy researchers
  • Political correspondents
  • Lobbyists
  • Political consultants
  • Business
  • Diplomacy
  • Education
  • Government affairs

View our PhD Placement List to see where some of our graduates have landed!

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Calling All Alumni

How are you? What are you up to? Join the Temple University Political Science Alumni group on LinkedIn. We’re working on getting us back in touch with you, getting you in touch with each other and giving our current students great ideas about all that you can do with political science training.


Make Your Declaration

The College of Liberal Arts has the largest selection of academic offerings at Temple University. Our students have the flexibility to explore all of their interests from the humanities and social sciences to business and the media arts.

For a complete list of our academic offerings visit liberalarts.temple.edu

Visit Us!

The Office of Admissions offers tours daily. To register for a tour, please go to temple.edu/visit. If you would like to experience the College of Liberal Arts firsthand you can take advantage of the various visit opportunities we have throughout the year, including the Liberal Arts Preview Day.

Thinking of Transferring?

The College of Liberal Arts offers a great deal of flexibility to help you accomplish your goals as efficiently as possible.

To learn more about transferring to Temple, please visit temple.edu/transfer

Apply

When you are ready to apply, submit your application online at admissions.temple.edu/apply.

Deadlines

February 1: Freshman Application Deadline for Fall Semester
March 1: FAFSA Financial Aid Application Deadline
November 1: Transfer Deadline for Spring Semester
June 1: Transfer Deadline for Fall Semester