Welcome to the Department of
Political Science & International Relations

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The Department of Political Science and International Relations at MTSU offers undergradauate degrees (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science) in Political Science with a General Focus or with a concentrations in

Public Policy and Management
or Teaching Licensure

We also offer an undergradute degree (Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science) in International Relations and a Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Affairs. Minors are offered in:

Political Science International Relations
Pre-law Political and Civic Engagement 
Public Policy and Management   

The Department also coordinates interdisciplinary minors in Urban Studies, Russian Studies, and African Studies. 


Programs in Political Science prepare students for a wide range of careers in government, law, public service, public affairs, international affairs, non-governmental organizations, and education.The programs also help prepare students for more advanced degrees in the area.

The faculty of the Department of Political Science is committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, and providing you an excellent undergraduate education that combines the traditional classroom experience with applied and practical training, and experience through fieldwork, internships, and active student organizations. Click on faculty to explore the experience and expertise of our faculty.

If you have any questions concerning our programs, please do not hesitate to contact me or Stephen Morris.

-- Amy Atchison, Chair


PS & IR Student Services Portal
PS & IR Student Services Portal

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