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

Liberty University’s Bachelor’s degree 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 online Bachelor’s degree 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 Choose Liberty’s Bachelor’s Degree in Government Online?

Liberty University is continually striving for better methods to assist students in achieving their goals. Through our Bachelor’s degree in Government online, students can 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’s degree in Government will learn from a challenging and rewarding curriculum. Each course under our online Government degree ensures that the student has the capable foundational knowledge needed to excel in the field of government. Students who pursue our online Government degree will have the opportunities to enter security, political, and government administration fields after completion.

What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor’s Degree in Government Online Program?

The purpose of our Bachelor’s in Government degree online 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’s degree 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.

Degree Information
Military Benefits
Admission Requirements

National Security

Politics and Policy

Public Administration

Online Government Degree 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).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.
  • College credit for military training.

What are the benefits of Choosing Our Online Government Degree?

  • 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 three years  ̶  and counting. 

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, beginning fall 2018, electronic textbooks will be 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!

  • 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 can 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.

Admission Requirements for the Bachelor’s in Government

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first. 

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