David R. Hayworth College of Arts and Sciences
International Relations

Graduate Success

In most years, around half of our most recent graduates choose to continue their professional training in masters or doctoral programs that specialize in campaign management, law, economics, foreign affairs, public policy, international business, history or political science. Our curriculum prepares graduates to flourish in even the most demanding of graduate programs by helping them to build first-rate writing, research, and analytical skills. Recent HPU political science alumni have enrolled in top graduate and professional schools across the nation, including:

American University (intl. affairs, public administration, political science)
College of Charleston (public administration)
Duke University (divinity school)
Georgetown University (intl. affairs)
Georgia State (political science)
High Point University (history)
Institute of World Politics – Washington (intl. security)
Moravian (divinity school)
North Carolina State (economics)
Norwich University (intl. diplomacy)
Syracuse University – The Maxwell School (intl. development)
Temple University (economics)
Texas A&M – George Bush School of Government (diplomacy, international affairs)
University of Alabama (public administration)
University of Connecticut (political science)
University of Kentucky (history)
University of Maryland (cybersecurity)
University of North Carolina at Greensboro (public policy, history)
University of North Texas (military history)
University of Southern California – The Annenberg School (communications)
Villanova (political science)
Virginia Tech (public administration)
Wake Forest (secondary education)
Yale (divinity school)

Each year, several graduates of our program go to law school. Recent alumni have enrolled in programs all over the US, including: American, Appalachian School of Law, Catholic, Charlotte School of Law, Elon, George Washington, Liberty, New England School of Law, Roger Williams, University of Maryland, Wake Forest, Valparaiso, and North Carolina.

If you have any specific questions about our employment or graduate school placement record or are interested in alerting our students and alumni to professional positions or internships, please contact any member of our faculty. Current students who are thinking about internships or graduate school should see our student resources page.





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