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Helms School Of Government Online Degree Programs

Why Choose Liberty University’s Helms School of Government?

Liberty wants to help you prepare for your career through an online associate, bachelor’s or master’s degree. We also have a variety of certificates to aid you in targeting your interests with specialized, in-demand skills. We offer these programs in a convenient, affordable, and flexible online format, all from a Christian worldview. Our faculty has real-world experience in the criminal justice and government fields, but they are also grounded in the Christian faith. The professional knowledge and expertise you will find here will not only aid you in your academic success but will assist you in being a leader in the field of your choice.

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Govern with the Guidance of Christian Values and Ethics

As you go out into the world of government and public service, your online bachelor’s degree will equip you with the tools needed to perform your duties to your nation, state, or local community with distinction. Here are some of the many ways you can put your education to use:

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What are the Benefits of an Online Degree from Liberty University?

Our online degree programs offer students great benefits:

  • Earning your degree or certificate from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility sets you apart from others.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past four years  ̶  and counting.

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.  As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

Undergraduate Military Benefits

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.
  • Potential college credit for military training.

Graduate Military Benefits

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course).

What’s Special about the Helms School of Government?