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Political Science Associate Degree


A degree in Political Science opens a world of possibilities.

MassBay’s Political Science programs will help you develop the critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills you will need for lifelong learning and for active citizenship in a rapidly changing world. With coursework across a variety of disciplines, you will gain the credits and skills you need for seamless transfer to four-year college or university — through MassTransfer or to other public or private colleges and universities.

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Associate in Arts Degree Program


Liberal Arts: Political Science

This interdisciplinary program explores political issues and controversies along historical, cultural, and sociological dimensions. Students are challenged to examine the relationship between national and global structures from a variety of social and political frameworks.

This program is eligible for MassTransfer and prepares students to continue into bachelor’s degree programs in many disciplines including Political Science, Law and Legal Studies, History, Sociology, and Public Policy.