Helms School of Government – Undergraduate Certificates Study to Shape the Government of Tomorrow

Why Choose Liberty University’s Helms School of Government to Pursue Your Online Undergraduate Certificate?

Whether you need new skills for a current role, or you are looking to make a career change, Liberty’s online certificates are an effective way to focus on the advanced knowledge in your field that you want to gain quickly. With Liberty’s online undergraduate certificates, you can learn from the same faculty of experienced professionals who are teaching our associate and bachelor’s degrees, all from a Christian worldview.

You don’t need to have already earned your undergraduate degree to get an online undergraduate certificate. Get started today by learning the skills you need now, then transfer these courses to a bachelor’s degree later!

With the same high quality as our degree courses and the same convenient online format, you can work and stay active in your church or community while you earn your certificate. Most of our undergraduate certificate programs can be completed in as little as six months so you can learn new and marketable skills quickly.

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Ranked in the Top 10% of Niche.com’s Best Online Schools in America

What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Available Undergraduate Government Certificates

Top 1% For Online Programs

Not sure what to choose?

Speak to one of our admissions specialists to help you choose the program that best fits your needs.

Value of a Degree

At Liberty, you can strengthen your communication, management, and administrative skills and accomplish something remarkable. Completing an undergraduate certificate isn’t just something you do – it can be an invaluable experience. Take a look at some other reasons why completing an online undergraduate certificate is worth it.

Return On Investment In Your Education

Return on Investment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides valuable information on how an undergraduate certificate can impact salary prospectsLearn more!*

Potential Employment Opportunities With A Liberty University Degree

Employment Opportunities

Explore job outlook statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the following careers: police and detectives** and social and community service managers.***

Professional Connection Opportunities Through Liberty University

Professional Connections

Mastering concepts and gaining advanced knowledge shouldn’t be the only benefits of an undergraduate certificate. Our world-class online learning environment is designed to facilitate collaboration and networking.

Frequently Asked Questions


Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $250 per credit hour for undergraduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course)*
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)
  • Potential college credit for military training

*Not applicable to certificates.