Political Science, Criminal Justice & Organizational Leadership

The Department of Political Science, Criminal Justice and Organizational Leadership at NKU gives students the background they need to become engaged citizens while preparing them for careers or professional schools, particularly law school.

With several unique programs of study -- political science, criminal justice, public administration, organizational leadership and international studies -- our department attracts a wide range of students.


Did you know?


We are MOVING!!!


In January - the Department of Political Science, Criminal Justice and Organizational Leadership will be located on the first floor of Landrum Hall, while Founders undergoes renovation.

Come see us in January at LA 134.  Office locations for faculty will also move - we'll update those as soon as possible!

Explore Your Opportunities

Our programs provide opportunities for students to:

  • Understand the intricate web of politics and government
  • Study law enforcement and the judicial process
  • Develop managerial skills for jobs in public administration and organizational leadership
  • Prepare for careers in foreign service or international business

We invite you to explore our website to find out more. If you still have questions, please contact us at psc@nku.edu

Online Programs

Criminal Justice (Major, Minor or Focus)

Organizational Leadership (Major, Minor or Focus)

Political Science (Minor or Focus)

A.L.I.C.E. Training: Our committment to ensure a safe place to work, learn and enjoy.

Internship Informational Sessions
For current students in our departmental majors/minors.

Check out our internship website for qualifications click here

Come to the session below to learn more:

February 23rd, 2016 (Tuesday) 12noon to 1pm

March 2nd, 2016 (Wednesday) from 12 noon to 1pm

Location: Landrum Hall 111