View of Denver from above at sunset with capitol building in foregroundThe Department of Political Science offers opportunities to pursue your passions by gaining substantive knowledge, applied skills and the theoretical understanding and ethical bases for navigating the political world, whether your interests lie in American Politics, Public Policy, International Relations, Global Politics, Law, Campaigns and Elections, Advocacy, Leadership, Interest Groups, Parties, Social Justice, Public Administration, Native American Studies or Public Service.

While studying global and domestic politics, you can expand your educational opportunities in the Department-sponsored Model U.N., travel abroad programs, internship support and Pre-Law Advising and graduate school advising.

MSU Denver Political Science graduates go on to make a difference in both public and private sectors, and have continued their education at prestigious graduate and law schools. Whichever road you choose to run, we’ll guide you along the way with a fulfilling education.

Political Science Experiential Learning Grant

Offset the costs of experiential learning with our Experiential Learning Grant

The Department of Political Science offers small grants to Political Science majors to support their educational journey outside of the classroom.  Experiential learning includes opportunities such as internships, study abroad, domestic/international travel for a student organization or event, or as a representative of the University. Grants generally range from $250 to $500. Click on the “Apply Here” link to read more about the requirements and apply for these grants with distributions starting Fall 2023.
PSC Model UN Team in Scotland

Model UN Team--one of many experiential learning opportunties.


Giving to the Department of Political Sciences

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Your tax-deductible donation will help the Department of Political Sciences continue to provide a quality and competitive education for our students.

Contact the Department of Political Science

Email: [email protected]

Hours: M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m

Mailing Address:

MSU Denver Department of Political Science
Campus Box 43
P.O. Box 173362
Denver, CO. 80217-3362


Auraria Campus
King Center
Room – 498