I'm so happy that you are considering Political Science at Eastern Illinois University—whether you are a high school student making your college decision, a community college student preparing to transfer to a 4-year institution, a currently enrolled 4-year college/university student contemplating transferring to EIU, or an already enrolled Eastern student thinking about us for your major or minor.
Why Study Political Science at EIU?
What Can I Do With a Political Science Degree?
You will develop critical knowledge and understanding of politics, governments, and public policies. You will gain essential research, writing, communication, and professional skills, preparing you for careers in government and the public sector, legal fields, nonprofits, higher education, and the corporate world. You will be prepared as a responsible citizen in a diverse world! About 50% of our students go on to earn their law degree or Master's degree. Our students are prepared for careers in fast-growing fields, including government agency analysis, nonprofit organization management, and urban and regional planning. Our three major options allow you to fine-tune your study plan to meet your goals.
Do you have any questions or need more information? Please contact our department. at 217-581-2523, or send an email directly to Professor Melinda Mueller, at firstname.lastname@example.org. I am happy to hear from you, and would be happy to schedule an on-campus or virtual visit.
Eastern Illinois University
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston, IL 61920