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David Klein will become the new department head in summer 2016.  Klein is a judicial politics scholar currently at the University of Virginia.

Beginning Fall 2015, undergraduates can now choose a Nonprofit Concentration in the revised Public and Nonprofit Administration major. This new track requires 36 credit hours.

 Winter 2016 Schedules:

Undergraduate Graduate

Summer 2016 Schedules:

Undergraduate Graduate

Fall 2016 Schedules:

Undergraduate Graduate


Winter 2016

Fall 2015         

previous semesters

 Future Course Offerings      

2015-2017 undergraduate

2015-2019 graduate                                    

Who We Are

Faculty: 15

Full-time lecturers: 2

Part-time lecturers: 10


Undergraduate majors (fall 2015)

  • Political Science: 197
  • International Affairs: 61
  • Pre-law undeclared: 31
  • Public & Nonprofit Administration: 28
  • Public Safety Administration: 43


NASPAA-accredited Master of Public Administration program

Award-winning Mock Trial, Moot Court, and Model United Nations teams

More than 2,000 alumni in 48 states and 18 foreign countries



  • Class of 2014: assistantships for Ph.D. work at Penn State and U. of Massachusetts; law school at Harvard and Stetson.
  • Class of 2013: law school on scholarship at Michigan State, Ohio State, Toledo, William and Mary, and Wisconsin; M.A. programs in international affairs at Pittsburgh, NYU; and a position with UNWOMEN in Niger.

Department Head: Dr. Arnold Fleischmann

MPA Interim Director: Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein

MPA Coordinator:  Rose Soliven

                                                                                                     Senior Secretary: Doreen Mendelssohn

Department Secretary: Connie VanAtta

The Department of Political Science is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344