About the Department

The Political Science Department at UIS offers a robust education in all the fields of academic political science, with a special focus on practical political questions. Whether you are seeking a career in practical politics or academics, UIS can offer you internship opportunities, on-campus Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs, a 100% online Bachelor’s Degree option, 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 gamut 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.