Saint Louis University


The Political Science department offers undergraduate and graduate programs that provide an effective combination of knowledge, theory, and practical research and analytical skills to prepare students to make meaningful contributions to society. Students learn to think deeply and well about the world around them. They develop excellent skills in reading, writing, creative problem-solving, and critical analysis. These skills prepare students to be engaged citizens and effective employees ready to take on the world.

Undergraduate Programs

Major in Political Science

  • Concentration in International Affairs
  • Concentration in Public Law
  • Concentration in Public Policy

Major in International Studies

Interdisciplinary minors

  • Asian Studies
  • Foreign Service
  • Global and Local Social Justice
  • Political Journalism

Accelerated B.A. to M.A.

Graduate Programs

Master of Arts in Political Science and Public Affairs

  • Concentration in American Politics (track in Public Law)
  • Concentration in International Affairs (track in Security and Cooperation)
  • Concentration in Gender and Politics
  • Concentration in Political Theory
  • Concentration in Public Policy and Administration

J.D./M.A. in Political Science and Public Affairs dual degree

Ph.D. in Public and Social Policy

Graduate certificate in Global and Local Social Justice

Higher purpose. Greater good.
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