Whether you want to become a lawyer, a political correspondent,
educator or civic leader, there’s no limit to what you can do with
a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government and Politics degree from
St. John’s University.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, opportunities for
graduates with backgrounds in government and politics are expected
to grow at a rapid rate, with an overall 21 percent increase in job
opportunities by the year 2018.
Earning your Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government and Politics
at St. John’s will prepare you for these opportunities. Offered by
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the 126-credit program
provides students with the analytical skills necessary to evaluate
political issues and function effectively in political
environments. Students also gain the writing and communications
skills needed for success in any field.
(The Department of Government and Politics in St. John's College
also offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration and
Students majoring in government and politics are adept at
navigating the political landscape and posses extensive knowledge
in the various areas of government, through courses in:
- American Government
- International Relations
- Comparative Politics
- Political Theory
- Public Administration and Public Service
St. John’s also offers special, dual degree
programs combining an undergraduate and graduate degree in a
specialized area of study. We invite you to learn more by exploring
our program requirements, objectives and academic
Diane J. Heith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair