Are you curious about whether or not voting really matters, or
about how the legal system really works? Are you interested in the
Presidential campaigns, international events, terrorism or other
global events? Are you eager to play a bigger role in local, state
or federal government? If you answered “yes” to any of these
questions, prepare for a career serving the public with a Saint Leo
Political Science degree.
Build a foundation in the principles and processes of American
national government, international relations, classical political
philosophy, legal theory and Constitutional law. Develop your
global leadership skills—Saint Leo offers Spanish, French and
German language labs, and international studies, including courses
in the modern Middle East.
Participate in Saint Leo's Student Government, Campus Activities
Board and Model UN. Write op-eds for The Lions' Pride
student newspaper. Take advantage of internship opportunities in
Tampa, Washington, D.C., and the world. Deliver policy papers on
real issues affecting your community—and present your concerns to
members of the Florida State Legislature. Volunteer at a CNN-aired
Saint Leo prepares you for a future in the public or private
sector, or academia, with a career preparation course specially
designed for Political Science and History students.
Saint Leo graduates pursue graduate or legal study, and go on to
run for public office and to practice as lawyers. More than half of
our students express an interest in post-graduate legal
Become a civic leader. Apply now.