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To Our Future Students

Endless possibilities to shape your world.

The Department of Political Science at Metropolitan State University of Denver offers a major in Political Science, as well as five minors.  Situated in the heart of Denver, with access to myriad opportunities to experience the reality of politics and public service, our Department offers a high quality education that positions students for careers in a variety of fields, as well as rigorous preparation for graduate studies and law school. 

Taught by dedicated and award-winning teacher-scholars, our courses provide theoretical understanding, substantive knowledge, and analytical skills in the areas of American politics, Public Law, International Relations, Comparative Politics, Public Policy and Data Analysis.


Mariel Bailey
“I now manage the sustainable agriculture and rural development policy portfolios for the ranking member of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Agriculture on the Appropriations Committee. I am also about to graduate with my masters in agro-terrorism. The education I received from the Political Science Department at MSU Denver supersedes my Master’s education, and has definitely helped me in my career.”

Mariel Bailey, Political Science Major

MSU Denver Class of 2016

Political Science Degrees

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