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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

Gackson Wheeler '17, '18 Political Science & Security Studies: Homeland Defense

Gackson Wheeler found his path to the crossroads of politics and the possibilities the Air Force offered at UMass Lowell, and he calls it one of the best decisions he’s ever made.

Choosing to attend UML, with the experiences I’ve had and the knowledge I obtained here, was one of the best decisions of my life.

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