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Careers and Graduate Opportunities in Political Science
  • With a political science degree from Capital, you can earn admission to graduate schools around the country, including Capital’s own Law School through our articulation agreement.


     When you enter the job market, you’ll have the well-rounded experience that top companies are looking for. Past political science graduates have built careers as:

    • Lawyers
    • International bankers
    • International business executives
    • Insurance company executives
    • Politicians (city council members, state representatives, etc.)
    • Teachers at the grade school and college levels
    • Managers in local, state and federal government agencies

    Graduates of Capital’s political science department have attended graduate school at:

    • The Ohio State University
    • Ohio University
    • University of Dayton
    • University of Cape Town, South Africa
    • New York University
    • University of Maryland
    • University of Delaware
    • Pepperdine University
    • Miami University of Ohio
    • University of Cincinnati
    • Cleveland State University
    • Case Western University
    • University of South Florida
    • University of Chicago
    • DePaul University
    • Indiana University
    • University of Pittsburgh

    They have found jobs at a wide range of agencies and corporations, including:

    • Department of Defense
    • Western Reserve Resources Corp.
    • The Dial Corp.
    • Ohio Senate and House of Representatives
    • AT&T
    • City of Columbus, Health Department
    • ExxonMobil Corp.
    • Florida Power and Light Company
    • Kettering Foundation