Post-Graduation Salary and Career Info

Political Science BS

At RIT, you don’t just graduate with a degree, you graduate with the skills and hands-on experience to thrive in your chosen career.

Insufficient salary data exists for this program, though outcome data can be found below. The lack of salary data can be due to low student reporting or the program is new at RIT.

Student Outcomes 

87.5%

Outcome Rates for Political Science BS

Total percentage of graduates who have entered the workforce, enrolled in full-time graduate study, or are pursuing alternative plans (military service, volunteering, etc.).

88.89%

Knowledge Rate

Total percentage of graduates for whom RIT has verifiable data, compared to national average knowledge rate of 41% per NACE.
Outcome % of Students
Employed 50.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 25.00%
Alternative Plans 12.50%
Outcome % of Students
Employed 50.00%
Full-time Graduate Study 25.00%
Alternative Plans 12.50%

This degree also has an accelerated bachelor’s/master’s option.

Attorney/Lawyer; Business and Management Analyst; Campaign Manager; Economist; Intelligence Analyst; Legislative Aide; Lobbyist; Market Research Analyst; Mediator; Policy Analyst; Political Campaign Staff; Political Consultant; Public Relations Manager; Research Analyst; Urban Planner

Peace Corps; AmeriCorps; Sorenson Communications; City of Rochester;  Wise; L3Harris Technologies

Albany Law School

Career Services Contact

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Christopher OConnor
Assistant Director for Career Counseling
585‑475‑6309