BS Government Public Policy Online
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 75 credit hours can be transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Prepare for a Career in Public Service with Our Online Bachelor’s in Government – Public Administration Degree Program!

Liberty University’s 100% online Bachelor of Science in Government – Public Administration degree will provide you with the training and knowledge you need to oversee the implementation of government projects, balance budgets, and help ensure enacted laws are enforced. At Liberty, we have created our B.S. in Government – Public Administration degree with your success in mind: designed to be completed in four years or less, our program will allow you to continue to work and enjoy time with your family while earning your bachelor’s degree in government – public administration.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Bachelor’s in Government – Public Administration Program?

You will study under professors who take what they have learned in their successful government careers and translate it into practical applications that bring your classroom experience to life. Our Helms School of Government developed this online bachelor’s in Government – Public Administration program to help develop leaders who are guided by duty, honor, and morality. At Liberty, you will develop the critical thinking skills and character you need to lead with strength and integrity.

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What Will You Learn in Our Online B.S. in Government – Public Administration Degree Program?

Our online bachelor’s degree program in government – public administration will take you through various areas of government processes, policies, personnel, and politics to equip you with the skills you need to become an effective leader in public administration. You will examine various competing political ideologies and positions, allowing you to evaluate and find solutions to problems within the government. During your bachelors of Government – Public Administration degree program, you will research, analyze, and discuss a variety of topics in public administration so that you will be prepared to find solutions to the challenges you will face. 

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Degree Info
Military Benefits 
Potential Careers 
Admission Requirements

Online Bachelors in Government – Public Administration Degree Information 

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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:

  • 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.

Potential Career Options with a Bachelors Degree in Government- Public Administration

  • Administrative Officer
  • City Manager
  • Politician
  • Public Interest/Advocacy Groups
  • Public Administrator

Admission Requirements for the BS in Government – Public Administration

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:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English Proficiency

*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. 

B.S. in Government – Public Administration Online Degree Program Highlights

  • By earning your online Bachelors in Government – Public Administration from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% 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.
  • 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 4 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!

  • Increased job opportunities after completing your online government administration bachelors degree.

Similar Online Degree Programs

  • BS in Political Science – Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Political Science is designed to give you a historical, theoretical and broad-based foundation in the study of politics so you can pursue a career in government and policies.
  • BS in Public Administration – Courses under our Bachelor of Science in Public Administration is designed to train and equip students for the administration of public services and implementation of public policy at all levels of government as well as the private and non-profit sectors.