Bachelor of Science in Government Online Degree Program

Bachelor of Science in Government Online Degree Liberty University

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Join Tomorrow’s Civil Leaders in Our Bachelor of Science in Government Online Degree!

Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Government is a 100% online program. Our online Government degree is designed to provide you with a foundation in government processes, functions, and positions. Through our online government courses, you will enhance your professional qualifications and strengthen your understanding of lawmaking, implementation, and enforcement. By choosing one of our available cognates in National Security, Politics & Policy, and Public Administration, you will be able to select the focus that will help you most in your future career. Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Government strives for student success with our caring, experienced Christian professors who understand the important civic concepts you need to master for your future career in a government or related field.

Why Liberty's Bachelor of Science in Government?

Liberty University is constantly striving for better methods to assist students in achieving their goals. Through our Liberty government focused online politics courses, students are able to acquire a wealth of knowledge in the foundations of American government, foreign policy, and public policy. Each of our three cognates seeks to help direct student focus in a more fine-tuned direction to allow for further mastery of their newly gained knowledge.

Students who choose Liberty's Bachelor of Science in Government will learn from a challenging and rewarding curriculum. Each course under this online Government degree ensures that the student has the capable foundational knowledge needed to excel in the field of government. Students who pursue this online Government degree will have the opportunities to enter security, political, and government administration fields after completion.

The purpose of our Bachelor of Science in Government is to provide a firm foundation in biblical principles of our civic government and to ensure accurate historical education in American government at all levels. Liberty’s government courses seek to teach students from a limited government perspective. Various political theories, laws, and political and economic ideas are all part of what you will learn in our online government program. Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Government focuses on inspiring and producing action-oriented students who will become Christ-centered statesmen, leaders, scholars and policy makers capable of impacting the world.

What are the benefits of choosing Liberty University?

  • Tuition for our Bachelor of Science in Government and other online programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other schools have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university. 
  • By earning your Bachelor of Science in Government from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Students enrolled in our Government degree will have access to a plethora of resources through Liberty's research portal.
  • Liberty graduates are frequently sought after by prestigious companies for their integrity, personal discipline, and versatility.
  • Students enrolled in our Bachelor of Science in Government are able to transfer in up to 75% of credit hours (including up to 50% of their major) from another accredited college.
  • Increase in public service job opportunities after completing our online Government degree.

Similar Online Degree Programs

  • Criminal Justice 
    • Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice explores the internal workings of the criminal justice system and its response to different types of crime. Students will learn targeted concepts for identifying the constitutional, procedural, and organizational differences of criminal justice and representative systems. Upon completion of their degree, students will be awarded a degree from our School of Government.
  • Paralegal Studies
    • Courses under our Bachelor of Science in Paralegal Studies are taught by practicing lawyers who help train you to acquire strong professional skills, a firm foundation in ethics and increasingly higher levels of knowledge in government, politics, and law.

Military Benefits

Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts - $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
    • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • Book Vouchers (Up to $400 per semester for undergraduate only)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year and no set login times.
  • No application fee for service members or veterans.
  • College credit for military training.

Bachelor of Science in Government Program Format


Customize your degree with one of these Bachelor of Science in Government cognates: