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Do you have a passion for political science and improving policy? Have you ever wanted to work in Washington D.C. or your local government offices? Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Government - Politics and Public Policy is the perfect program for you! Throughout this degree program, you will study Political Science and government systems to equip you with the skills and knowledge you need to work alongside government officials on a national, state and local level.
You will benefit from topical studies of comparative politics, modern political and economic ideals, international relations, and American constitutional history as you dive into the multifaceted field of politics. Constructing policy and doing so in a legal, ethical manner, is a crucial function of our government and legislative leaders. You will learn how to create and interpret policy with a biblical worldview in Liberty’s Politics and Policy online degree. Upon graduation, you will be prepared to be a leader in numerous fields within our systems of government!
You will study under professors who take what they have learned and experienced in their successful careers and translate it into practical applications that bring your classroom experience to life. The Helms School of Government develops programs such as the Bachelors in Government – Politics and Policy to help develop leaders who are guided by duty, honor, and morality. Liberty University is the largest university in Virginia and the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation. We work hard every day to live up to those credentials by seeking to improve our curriculum and teaching methods, in addition to building upon your strengths as you pursue our Bachelor’s degree in Politics and Policy.
Our online Bachelors in Politics and Policy degree will take you through the various government processes, politics, and policies to become an effective leader in our government systems. You will examine various competing political ideologies and positions that will allow you to evaluate political positions and opinions. You will understand, participate in, and evaluate current issues and events. In studying government, politics, and policies, you will be able to differentiate between a variety of economic, ecological, demographic, and security problems and challenges within the global community and articulate some of the political approaches to resolving them. You will also engage in informed reading, research, analysis, and discussion of public policy topics.
Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of an online degree by offering the following benefits: