Political Science and Philosophy Department

Why study political science and philosophy at Missouri State?

  • You will learn from faculty who have global expertise and connections throughout city, state and national governments. 
  • You'll enjoy numerous opportunities through student organizations, education abroad opportunities, internships and career resources.
  • We offer a broad range of majors, minors and graduate options, which are suitable for many fulfilling career paths.

We have the world covered

Our curriculum and faculty seek to enhance the critical reading, writing and thinking skills of our students – knowledge that has helped our alumni build careers all over the world. Our graduates are working in international relations, public administration, management, government and law. Through the principles expressed in our mission and assessment statement, we are committed to your success.

Inspiring academics

Knowledge based on experience — Missouri State's approach to learning sets you up for success with expert faculty, personalized advising and comprehensive curriculum.

Unbeatable value

A smart investment in your future — Missouri State delivers enriching opportunities along with affordable costs and extensive financial aid options.