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Political Science

The Political Science Department at UMass Lowell provides students with the knowledge and skills to engage in the complex realm of national and international politics.

Our graduates go on to various careers in public service, including government, law, journalism, military, teaching, campaign politics, social movement advocacy, and international organizations.

Meet Our Students

Jessica Kergo '19 Political Science

Honors student Jessica Kergo has landed great jobs and internships – including one with Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. She also writes for The Connector student newspaper and advocates for mental health awareness.

There’s an emphasis on real-world experience at UMass Lowell. Those opportunities are what drew me here.

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