The Department of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa offers students a diverse curriculum designed to develop responsible citizens, successful professionals and community leaders. With majors in Political Science, Public Administration, Political Communication and a rigorous online Master of Public Policy program, students are sure to find their niche.  

The mission of the Department of Political Science at the University of Northern Iowa is to promote systematic analyses of local, national and international political processes by disseminating knowledge, equipping students with critical thinking and analytical skills, and contributing scholarly research and publication to the discipline.