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Certificate in Political Science

Political Management

Do you have a passion for politics? The field of Political Management incorporates professionals from across a broad spectrum of skills, knowledge and talent, and brings them together to participate in the political process.

Whatever your area of study or interest—graphic design, advertising, business, political strategy, research, lobbying, blogging, or writing about politics—the Political Management Certificate can help you prepare for a career in the thrilling world of politics.

Program Summary

Virtual College Students Please Note: This concentration is not presently available for on-line majors.

Political Management

Students must take:

  • POLS 660: Political Campaign Management (3 Credit Hours)
  • Choose 6-hours from the following:
    POLS 664: Political Behavior (3 Credit Hours)
    POLS 665: Interest Groups and Lobbying (3 Credit Hours)
    POLS 600: The Presidency (3 Credit Hours)
    POLS 601: Congress (3 Credit Hours)
    POLS 661: American Political Parties (3 Credit Hours)
    IDS 468: Political Communication (3 Credit Hours)
  • Or approved seminar.
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