University of Massachusetts Boston Department of Political Science

Political Science Department

The department strives to understand what is at stake for the quality of human life in political decision-making. Students can major or minor in political science, or minor in international relations and public policy. Courses explore and evaluate political power relations in reference to values like fairness and justice.

International Relations Graduate Program

Interested in expanding upon your international relations minor? Learn how to get a graduate degree through the McCormack Graduate School.
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Intern in Massachusetts, Boston, or Washington, DC

Download information on a dozen different internship opportunities available to UMass Boston students.
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Giving to UMass Boston

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