Graduate Certificate in Political Science

Are you a high school or community college instructor seeking advanced training in political science that you can tailor to your professional needs?

Our online graduate certificate in political science provides instructors with graduate courses that focus on knowledge and skills needed to teach dual-credit classes in Indiana high schools and university-level classes in community colleges.

Required Courses

All courses are 3 credit hours and require a minimum grade of a B unless otherwise noted.

Required Courses
18 credit hours

  • POLS-P 570 - Introduction to the Study of Politics I
  • POLS-Y 580 - Research Methods in Political Science
  • POLS-Y 675 - Political Philosophy
  • POLS-Y 567 - Public Opinion: Approaches and Issues
  • POLS-Y 661 - American Politics
  • POLS-Y 657 - Comparative Politics


This certificate program is 100-percent online. For information, please contact:

Photo of Dr. Joe Wert Ph.D.

Dr. Joe Wert Ph.D.

Professor of Political Science

Crestview Hall 032
Phone: (812) 941-2160

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Campus Events

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

June 18th, 2024

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

2024 Mid-Year Economic Update

2024 Mid-Year Economic Update

June 25th, 2024

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

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Indiana University Southeast

4201 Grant Line Rd.
New Albany, IN 47150
(812) 941-2333

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