Resources for Current Students

Penn State's Political Science Ph.D. program provides students with they tools they need to become researchers and teachers — and be successful in those positions. We train you to ask questions about the political world and to investigate those questions in an objective, rigorous and systematic way.

The following resources may be helpful to you while you are in the program:  

Degree Requirements

Graduate Student Handbook 

Graduate Association of Political Science

Seminar Descriptions

The Graduate School Ombudsperson Program