By Dr. Stephen Schwalbe
Faculty Member, Political Science at American Public University
Puerto Rico could soon gain statehood and become the 51st state â€“ and, few Americans are aware of this. The last time this happened was in 1959 with the accession of both Alaska and Hawaii.
Program Director, Stephen Schwalbe, explains what you can expect to learn in the Political Science program at American Public University. This program prepares graduates for careers in government such as public management, administration of justice, military service and the gaining and holding of elected positions.