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Dr. Bryan MarshallWelcome to the Department of Political Science website! We are a large and growing department with over 1,000 declared majors, minors, and graduate students. With 25+ full time faculty and staff, we offer our students a wide variety of courses and opportunities. Prospective students can find information about majors and what you might study as a Political Science student at Miami University. Current students can find information about your professors, office hours, major and minor requirements, internships, fellowships, jobs, and upcoming current events. Alumni can find information about what other alumni are doing and learn how you might be able to Make a Difference.

We are very proud of our students, alumni, faculty, and staff. Please feel free to look around and you will understand why.

Dr. Bryan Marshall, Chair

Fall 2019 Calendar

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The Center for Career Exploration & Success offers many tips and tools to assist you in your search for internships and jobs. Be sure to check out their very valuable services.

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Welcome Class of 2023!

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The faculty and staff of POL welcome you and look forward to having you in our classrooms this Fall. #POLpride 

Waitlist is open...

Fall 2019 Waitlist Instructions:

  1. Do not contact course instructors to be force added to closed courses. We will again use Waitlist
  2. Waitlist will open on 7/12 at 4:30 PM.
  3. If a course is full, add your name to the Waitlist.
  4. If a seat opens, you will be notified by email and have 24 hours to accept or decline the seat.
  5. If you do not respond, you will be dropped from the Waitlist and the next person on the list will be offered the seat...CHECK YOUR EMAIL!

Winter 2020 Courses - all are 100% online

  • POL 221W–Comparative Politics
  • POL 241–American Political System
  • POL 261–Public Administration
  • POL 303W–Modern Political Philosophy
  • POL 307–Public Opinion Laboratory
  • POL 343W–American Presidency
  • POL 345N–Fundamentals of Health Policy
  • POL 370A–Introduction to Cybersecurity

Registration is open.

Attention First Year Students!