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political science and leadership studies



Why Political Science at St. Ambrose?

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Here Are Some Reasons


Political science deals with major issues that affect our daily lives and highest aspirations.

Political science offers useful leadership skills to go beyond the headlines in understanding local, national, and global events and controversies.

Be a more effective participant and contributor to the growth and development of one's community, in politics, and in the workplace.

Students will develop strong oral and written communication skills.

Majors develop their powers of perception, analysis, and moral leadership, which foster personal development and future success in all aspects of life.

Political science graduates find excellent career opportunities:

  • positions in local, state, and federal government
  • careers in law and business
  • positions in international organizations
  • careers in journalism 
  • positions at profit and non-profit organizations
  • teachers at elementary, middle, and high schools
  • college teaching
  • and many more!