Welcome to Virginia Tech's Department of Political Science, which also houses the Program in International Studies. The Department offers two distinct degrees: a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies. On this website we provide information about the department, including course listings, faculty biographies, and details about the graduate and undergraduate programs (both majors and minors), including our award-winning Online M.A. Program.
Dr. Luke was an invited plentary speaker at a conference at the University of Exeter (UK) as well as an APSA presenter.
Congratulations to Cadet Maura Mayorga-Rau!
New assistant professor focuses on national security.
New assistant professor focuses on health politics and policy.
According to a recent Gallup survey, VT alumni outpace the national average when it comes to thriving at work, having great careers, and leading lives that matter. Read more.
Dr. Kelly interviewed as part of a story on SWVA state senate contests. Read more.