Department of Political Science and International Affairs
Courses in the program focus on applied skills and settings: campaign management, media and politics, polling, public policy, and lobbying.
Students receiving the certificate must complete 15 semester hours, as outlined below. The internship serves as a capstone experience for the program and is limited to professional political settings. Credit hours for the internship may range from 3 to 12 semester hours depending on the number of hours worked per week.