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  • Political Science

Political Science

  • Political Science

    The Political Science Department provides outstanding instruction on the study of government institutions, public processes, politics and political behavior. Courses are taught by dedicated faculty members—all of whom hold Ph.D.s—and who have unique, diverse backgrounds that offer a blend of policy, law, judicial and international affairs experience. 

    Students are highly engaged in both lively classroom discussions and through forums outside of the classroom, such as the Model U.N., Pi Sigma Alpha (the National Political Science Honor Society), the Public Affairs Institute and the Student Academic Conference. Students learn to embrace diplomatic approaches, versatility in political thought and global perspectives through a variety of learning experiences. The Legal Studies Program and the International Studies Program are outstanding complements to the Political Science degree. Students graduate from the program with a deep understanding of government systems and public policy, and are well positioned to enter a variety of career fields, including government, business, education and journalism. 


  • Political Science Honors Graduates, Pi Sigma Alpha Members and 2015 Outstanding Political Science Student

    On the evening of May 5, Political Science held a banquet honoring Spring 2015 graduates and current and new members of Pi Sigma Alpha, the Political Science national honor society. Held at Usher’s House in Moorhead, the event celebrated the Political Science and International Studies programs 18 seniors who are graduating. MSUM Political Science also […]

    Students and professor received awards at 2015 Arrowhead Model United Nations Conference

    Twenty-one students represented MSUM at the 2015 Arrowhead Model United Nations Conference, hosted by the University of Wisconsin La Crosse April 9th through 12th, 2015. They were advised by Dr. Andrew Conteh and led by Model UN President Uchenna Onyeama. The team received several awards: ·     The delegation from Brazil was awarded Best Delegation Honorable Mention; […]

    2014-2015 Religious Studies Speaker Series continues this Wednesday

    2014-2015 Religious Studies Speaker Series Wednesday December 3 7pm @ Langseth Hall 118 Dr. Margaret Sankey, Political Science God’s Flag is Flying And We Are Wanted’: Religious Propaganda and World War I

    Dr. Steven Bolduc participated in North Dakota Governor’s History Conference

    Dr. Steven Bolduc participated in the North Dakota Governor’s History Conference on Saturday, October 18, in Bismarck, ND. Bolduc’s and Dr. Amy Phillips’ (director of the Minot State University Social Work program at NDSU and former MSUM professor) invited presentation, “Special Delivery: The Significance of the Post Office in Rural North Dakota Communities,” surveyed some […]

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  • SMART Start Mentor Training 8/15/2015 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

    8:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Lommen LO 0104 Classroom

    SMART Start Program 8/16/2015 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

    10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Lommen LO 0104 Classroom

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