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Online Associate's Degrees in Political Science

Change public policy for the better and begin your education in government or law.

What is political science?

Studying this discipline of science includes learning about government and politics. The definition was originally developed by Aristotle, who used it more than 2,500 years ago and laid the foundation for what it includes today.

The three main subdivisions of political science include international relations, comparative politics, and political philosophy. Scientists spend their time studying power, decision making, and political behavior. They measure the successes and failures of governments and those that hold political office.

Whether you enjoy learning about today’s politics or the ruling empires of the past, earning this degree will enable you to study them all.

What is political science?

Studying this discipline of science includes learning about government and politics. The definition was originally developed by Aristotle, who used it more than 2,500 years ago and laid the foundation for what it includes today.

The three main subdivisions of political science include international relations, comparative politics, and political philosophy. Scientists spend their time studying power, decision making, and political behavior. They measure the successes and failures of governments and those that hold political office.

Whether you enjoy learning about today’s politics or the ruling empires of the past, earning this degree will enable you to study them all.