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.
The first completely online political science MA degree in the US gains more accolades.
Virginia Tech continues upward momentum in national recognition of the value of a Tech education.
Dr. Luke keynoted a social theory conference at the University of Cambridge in June.
Professor Gerard Toal from VT's National Capital Region writes on the 20th anniversary of the fall of Srebrenica in Bosnia and its effects on the study of genocide. Read the article at the Washington Post.
Dr. Hult was a featured panelist at a roundtable on political issues affecting the Commonwealth. Read more.
Kelly Clements previously served in various United States Government positions since graduating from VT in 1990. Read more about her United Nations appointment here.