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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?
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.
Research on mad-cow disease, migrant rights, third culture kids and domestic violence garner top recognition at the 21st annual Kapp Honors Day.