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Political Science

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When you study political science, you understand how governments work and how crucial they are to the order of a country. By studying political systems and power structures, you grasp how groups rely upon the distribution of power, authoritative decision-making systems or conflict. Butler will help you discover the power of the political process.

Estimated tuition for Political Science = $10,020**

**This includes two years of tuition based on being a Kansas Resident and taking 60 credit hours, estimated fees, and estimated books. Housing and meal plans not included. Fees may vary depending on specific degree path.

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CAREERS IN THIS FIELD

The graph below illustrates local salaries based on a career path related to this degree. Each career path varies as does the necessary training required.* For further information, connect with your program’s lead instructor.

Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates


$58.65 hourly wage
25 annual job openings


525 Judges, Magistrate Judges, and Magistrates are currently employed in Kansas.


*Salaries will vary based on degree level obtained and years of experience. The accuracy of EMSI data is deemed reliable but not guaranteed by Butler Community College and is subject to change.