Social Studies Certification

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Political Science - Social Studies Certification (Grades 8-12) Track

Through the political science program at Murray State, you’ll study government systems, political behavior and public policies at both the domestic and international level. You’ll gain a broad, comprehensive understanding of how political decisions are made and how they shape our society and world. And with a social studies certificate, you’ll take that knowledge even further and prepare yourself for success in the field of teaching.

College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Department of political science and sociology

Degrees offered


Average class size



Main campus

Clubs and Internships

There are plenty of ways to get involved in the department of political science and sociology. Join Mock Trial or Model United Nations to apply your classroom experience to real-world situations. Study abroad or take part in undergraduate research. Complete an internship. Join the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society or the Student Law Association. Pick and choose or join them all.

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