Penn State Harrisburg's Political Science and Public Policy program offerings are intended for students interested in politics, government, policy issues and analysis, or public administration.
The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science is designed to provide a general education in the liberal arts and an introduction to the complexities of political institutions and processes. The major offers maximum flexibility and allows students to tailor their coursework to their interests and career plan.
The Bachelor of Science in Public Policy offers a focused and guided program of study providing students with marketable skills. Penn State Harrisburg is the only Penn State location offering this major, which benefits from the close location to the exciting environment of the State Capitol.