Career Opportunities

For those students who choose to enter the work force upon graduation, the political science degree provides excellent preparation for employment in both the public and private sectors. Political Science graduates pursue a variety of careers including law, business, public administration, homeland security, foreign service, teaching, journalism, not-for-profit management, international organizations, public opinion polling, campaign management, and elective office.

Political Science graduates from Sacred Heart University have attended law schools throughout the United States including Boston University, the University of Connecticut, Quinnipiac, Vermont School of Law, University of Maine, Syracuse, Pace, Albany, New York Law School, Hofstra, Touro, Western New England, Suffolk, Villanova, Widener, Detroit School of Law, George Washington University, University of North Carolina, University of Kansas and Southern Methodist University.

Placement in Political Science graduate programs have included among others Rice University, the University of Connecticut, Virginia Tech, the University of New Haven, Southern Connecticut State University, the University of Massachusetts, George Washington School of Political Management, Northeastern University, Southern Illinois University, Southwest Missouri State University, and Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri.