About the Department

The Political Science department at UIS offers concentrations in both practical and academic political science. Whether you are seeking a career in practical politics or academic politics, UIS can offer you internship opportunities, an accelerated BA/MA option, a 100% online Master’s Degree option, and a broad based educational experience to prepare you for a variety of career choices. Visit the Curriculum section to learn more about these degree options.

Political Science Faculty

The Political Science department at UIS is home to a team of full time, visiting and associated faculty members. Their collective research and experience runs the gammut of subjects including International Politics, Political Theory and Philosophy, Legislative Studies and Public Affairs Reporting.

Visit our PSC Faculty page to learn more about our faculty and their specialties.