Study Away/Study Abroad

DC and Other College of Social Science Study Away Programs

 Political science majors often participate in the College of Social Science's Washington DC program, which provides a wide variety of education and internship opportunities and a connection to the large Spartan alumni community in DC.

The College of Social Science Semester Study Programs are also available in Hawaii, New Orleans, San Francisco, Boston, and New York.
For more information: https://socialscience.msu.edu/undergraduate/experiential-learning/study-away.html

Political Science Study Away and Recommended Study Abroad Programs

 Innovate Gov:  Offered summer in downtown Detroit, InnovateGov prepares and delivers MSU’s most vital resource – talented and motivated students – to Detroit’s civic institutions while providing our students with a one-of-a-kind opportunity to do real, impactful, and equitable work on the city’s most critical social problems. Learn more here

Summer Study Abroad United Kingdom: The Department frequently runs a faculty-led study abroad program in London and Edinburgh for approximately six weeks of the summer. This program will not be offered in Summer 2020, but we hope to offer it in Summer 2021.

Recommended semesters abroad: MSU offers many amazing study abroad opportunities. The Political Science Department strongly encourages our majors to consider the following two:

Both universities have strong reputations in political science and offer a great selection of courses that we can transfer to fulfill degree requirements here at Michigan State University.