Public policy shapes our world. The study of political science in society will prepare you for many opportunities in life, none more important than the knowledge to recognize and understand the policy decisions that affect your life.
Earn your Master of Arts (M.A.) or Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in an established graduate program. We offer coursework in traditional political science and subfields, and our department has a unique specialization in environmental politics and policy.
The Straayer Center for Public Service Leadership provides public service focused opportunities for students and facilitates community programming and discussion on policy issues and governance processes.
If you’re ready to join an inclusive community, which champions critical thought, individual perspectives, and community values, and you're interested in studying the complex ideas and actions of government and public affairs, take the next step toward your political science education at Colorado State University.