Political Science

Study political science at Assumption College and learn the theory and practice of politics and develop an understanding and appreciation for classical & modern political traditions.

Contact Information

Geoffrey Vaughan, Ph.D., Department Chair, Political Science



Founders Hall - Room 301

As preparation for vocations in government service, the law, journalism, business, and teaching, the study of politics offers an education befitting a free human being. A degree in Political Science thus stands at the heart of a genuinely liberal education.

Benefits and Features of Studying Political Science at Assumption

  • Benefit from small class sizes that allow faculty to know your strengths and help you achieve your goals.
  • Gain practical field experience. Over 72% of students completed an internship last year working with congressmen, in the courts and in law offices.
  • Prepare for graduate study in a variety of areas including law. The pre-law advisory program prepares you for the LSAT and applying to law schools.
  • Take advantage of Assumption’s 3 + 3 accelerated law degrees with top-ranked schools like Duquesne Law School and Western New England Law School.

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