The Bliss Institute, in conjunction with the Department of Political Science, offers academic programs for both undergraduate and graduate students.
Graduate Degree Programs
The Bliss Institute, in conjunction with the Department of Political Science and the School of Law, offers two graduate degrees. Both degree programs offer unique opportunities for prospective graduate students interested in careers in politics or political consulting.
Citizen participation in politics is the backbone of democracy. The individuals who run political campaigns, contact public officials, and debate issues while holding jobs and raising families are critical to the future of the country. The Bliss Institute encourages such grassroots citizenship through these certificates.
- Graduate Certificate in Applied Politics
- Graduate Certificate in Applied Political Communication
- Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Politics
- Undergraduate Certificate in Applied Political Communication
Internships offered through the Bliss Institute and Department of Political Science provide students with the opportunity to experience practical politics firsthand by working for local, state, and national party organizations, candidates, elected officials, interest groups, and other relevant organizations.
STRATEGIES FOR NAVIGATING GRADUATE SCHOOL AND BEYOND
Listen to J. Cherie Strachan, Political Science Professor and Director of the Bliss Institute, provide advice as she discusses her co-edited book, Strategies for Navigating Graduate School and Beyond. Listen to the podcast here.
Kevin G. Lorentz, et al., "Strategies for Navigating Graduate School and Beyond" (APSA, 2022). Available on Amazon.