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Message from the Program Leader

Welcome to the Political Science program. We are an academic unit housed within the Department of Political Science and History. The Political Science program has a long and storied history of producing graduates who have gone on to stellar achievements in graduate and professional school, academia, politics and government, and to successful careers in the private sector. Southern University and A&M College has been one of the most prolific producers of African Americans who have gone on to earn their Ph.D.'s in Political Science in the country. The Political Science program at Southern University prides itself on creating a nurturing, family-like atmosphere for its students. Prospective majors can expect to be exposed to challenging curricula, dynamic faculty, and to have access to internships, career, graduate and professional school counseling. We invite you to join the community of scholars in the Political Science program.


Dr. Albert L. Samuels,
Department Chair