B.A./B.S. in Political Science – Online
The study of politics and power
The OSU political science program investigates the stories behind the news headlines and teaches you skills to make up your own mind about the politics of laws that affect everyday issues. You will learn to think critically, write clearly and speak persuasively on diverse issues such as: assisted suicide, international terrorism, campaign finance, government involvement in health care and censorship.
This degree program is offered through OSU's College of Liberal Arts, which is ranked No. 1 in the nation for The courses are delivered online by OSU Ecampus.
Earn a degree that gives you options in the job market
Earning a bachelor's degree in political science opens opportunities in a wide variety of career fields. Political science majors at Oregon State have gone on to hold jobs as intelligence analysts, legal assistants, journalists, elections coordinators and many of our students have used their political science degree as a stepping stone toward graduate or law school.
Benefits of learning online with Oregon State
- All classes are developed by OSU's world-class faculty, who are known worldwide for their research, expertise and innovation.
- Oregon State is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.
- OSU Ecampus students receive the same diploma as on-campus students.
Get the support you need
Our goal is to help you succeed. That’s why, as an OSU Ecampus student, you’ll have access to vital resources like success coaching, library services, free online tutoring and career guidance – making your online learning experience collaborative and rewarding.