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Careers in Political Science

The Political Science program at the University of New Haven will develop your leadership, critical thinking, and networking skills - putting you in a great position to launch yourself into a career or pursue graduate study in a number of different fields.

Members of UNH's Undergraduate Student Government Association posing on a staircase Career Opportunities

Faculty in the political science program come from a number of backgrounds and will discuss career goals and educational objectives with all of our students. We will help you identify potential career paths in a wide variety of connected fields.

Some potential careers for political science graduates include:

  • Politician
  • Lawyer
  • Judge
  • Analyst
  • Diplomat
  • Media
  • Campaign Work
  • Business
  • National Security
  • Government Contracting
  • Non-Profit Work

Graduate School

  • Advising is provided by program faculty to prepare pre-law and graduate-school-bound students for the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) and Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Our program has a proven track record of producing successful graduates. This includes significant numbers of graduates pursuing law and graduate school and a high placement rate (75%).
  1. Blaze Your Path

    Our Career Development Center offers full career development services to help our students, as well as our alumni, learn how to effectively manage and develop their careers.