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Careers and Graduate Schools for History and Political Science

Pursuing a degree in history and political science at Bridgewater College leads to many opportunities and career paths. Below, you'll find examples of some of the graduate schools recent graduates are attending as well as jobs and career options for history and political science majors.

Recent history and political science graduates have been accepted to these graduate schools in a wide range of disciplines:

Bethany Theological Seminary (Divinity Program)
Catholic University (International Studies)
Clemson University (History)
George Washington University (International Development and Business)
James Madison University (History)
Indiana University (Hispanic Literature)
Northwestern University (Politics/International Relations)
University of Chicago (Middle Eastern Studies)
University of Delaware (Public History)
University of Pittsburgh (Security and Intelligence Studies)
University of Richmond Law School
University of South Carolina (Public History)
University of South Dakota School of Law
Virginia Tech (Public Administration and Women’s Studies)
West Virginia University (Doctoral History Program)

Sample career options and jobs for history and political science graduates:

Government Services
International organizations
Law
Museum and Archival Work
Religion
Secondary and Higher Education

A list of other jobs for history and political science majors can be found by visiting career exploration - types of jobs by major.