Credits required
180 Oregon State University is on a quarter-term system. There are four quarters each year and classes are 11 weeks long. This program's 180 quarter credits are equal to 120 semester credits.*
Cost per credit
$346 Based on current tuition rates. No additional charge for nonresident students. Does not include course materials and associated fees and expenses.
Delivery
Online You can complete all or nearly all requirements of this program online. View the curriculum.
Start terms
4 per year

B.A./B.S. Political Science – Online

Careers

A political science degree opens a variety of career doors including in local, state and federal government jobs, international affairs, public policy, politics and elections, consulting work and education. In addition, many of our political science graduates continue on to law school.

Job market outlook

Make a well-informed decision on which degree to pursue online by using the following live job market information from public and private data sources.

For information about job prospects for these career fields, please visit the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Handbook.

Career services

An added benefit is that you’ll have access to OSU's Career Development Center, which provides valuable resources to help you find lifelong career success and meaningful employment in a diverse world.

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