The Department of Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration offers a bachelor degree (B.A./B.S.) in Political Science, a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Affairs, and a Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree. It also offers five minors (Political Science, Legal Studies, International Studies, China Studies, and Urban Planning) and one Legislative Internship Program. The department provides unique opportunities through its programs for students who have career interests in government, law, public service, public affairs, international affairs, non-governmental organizations, and education.
Committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship and service, the faculty and staff of the Department of Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration will provide you an excellent undergraduate and graduate experience. I encourage you to explore the outstanding educational opportunities at ETSU and the department. For more information about our programs, please contact us at (423) 439-4217.
Thank you for taking the time to visit the Department of Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration at ETSU.
Andrew Battista, PhD
Associate Professor and Chair
The Department seeks to advance the university mission to prepare students to become productive, enlightened citizens who actively serve their communities and the world by offering programs that foster active learning experience among students, engage students in the thoughtful, insightful and systematic study of political life, international affairs and public administration and
equip students with the ability to understand and apply theories in the real world.
For information on the 2014 Istanbul/Turkey Summer Study Abroad course, click here
For information on the 2014 China Summer Study Abroad course, click here
For information on the Poland/Czech Republic Study Abroad, click here
ETSU Political Science students have the resources of University Career Services for assistance in employment preparation. Benefits include:
Critique of cover letters and required application correspondence
Position searches in various areas
Employer information and websites
Salary surveys and projections
Cost of living data
Interview strategy and practice interviews
Many other career-re4lated support services.