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Political science students have a wide variety of career options after graduation. Graduates pursue jobs in government, law, business, teaching, non-profit and more!
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The Political Science program at Alma College is designed to help students become more effective citizens and professionals.
Our goal is to help you discern the answers to the following questions:
How do government and politics operate both within the United States and in foreign countries?
How do nations and people interact in the international arena? What consequences result from these activities?
How can we use knowledge to promote our human and social values through the political process?
Alma College has now won 45 “outstanding delegation” awards — more than any college or university in the 92-year history of the conference.
Community lecture series by Alma College faculty encourages participation and conversation.
Sixteen Alma College students receive global recognition for an aquaponics urban farm project that addresses food security, rural poverty and community health.
Henry Balfanz, Brian Doyle, Murray Gross and Ed Lorenz are the recipients of Alma’s top faculty awards for 2017-18.
Alma College has won an all-time 42 “outstanding delegation” awards — more than any other college or university in the history of the conference.