Geographical and Political Science

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Earn your degree in Geographical and Political Sciences and Pittsburg State University.

This PSU program offers three emphasis tracks: 

  • Geography
  • Political Science
  • International Studies

Careers for graduates who specialize in Geography

  • Environmental Consultant
  • Cartographer
  • Town planner
  • GIS officer

Careers for graduates who specialize in Political Science

  • Government representative
  • Lobbyist
  • Speechwriter
  • Grant writer

Careers for graduates who specialize in International Studies

  • Contract specialist
  • Business analyst
  • Foreign service officer
  • Sales representative

Harness mapping software in our GIS lab!

Master GIS in our technical hub for mapping, analysis and planning and serves the entire academic program. Students engage in a broad range of projects while providing valuable assistance to local communities and research efforts.



About History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences Department

Solving the Real-World Issues of Today and Tomorrow 

Pittsburg State University’s Department of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences consists of those specialties that have emerged as so desirable in the 21st century labor force. Students use the tools from GeographyHistoryPhilosophyPolitical ScienceCriminal JusticeSociology and Social Work programs and coursework to examine issues and to find sustainable solutions to complex problems affecting individuals, families, and society. 

The mission of the History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences department’s programs is to provide high quality instruction to students in ways that emphasize active learning, problem solving, and critical thinking through transformative experiences. Through our efforts, we aim to increase everyone’s awareness of how the ethnic, cultural, and other forms of diversity affect society. We invite you to visit the individual program areas to learn more about each field of study. 

Diversity and Inclusion: We are committed to collaboration, respect, understanding for all students, staff, and faculty. The programs of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences department at Pittsburg State University embraces a commitment to diversity as a community of individuals and programs which seek to reduce prejudice, disparities, discrimination and build a supportive environment for all.   

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