Majoring in Government does not mean that you have to go to law school or that you plan to run for public office someday – although Wofford Government majors have done both! A Government degree from Wofford will provide you with strong critical reading and writing skills, the ability to examine, critique and contribute to discussions, and research abilities that will prepare you for work in many fields or for success in graduate level programs.
Wofford graduates who majored in government have gone on to pursue careers in a wide variety of fields. Some recent graduates are working as:
Find more detailed information about jobs Wofford government majors hold on our Government Department Alumni Jobs page.
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The following are examples of careers or fields that a major in government will prepare you for:
*Please note that some of these careers require additional schooling beyond an undergraduate degree.