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BS in Political Science
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100% Online, 8-Week Courses
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Aug 27, 2018

Become a Political Leader with Our Online Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree

Liberty University’s Online Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree is designed to give you a historical, theoretical and broad-based foundational training in the science of Politics. Our 100% 0nline Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree also provides a firm foundation in the biblical principles of civic government and ensures correct historical education in American government at all levels. The Online Bachelor’s in Political Science degree implements training in limited government, political theory, law, and political and economic ideas. Courses within the political science degree cover topics including American Constitutional History, American Foreign Policy, and International Relations. The Online bachelor’s in Political Science degree intended to inspire and produce action-oriented students who will become Christ-centered political leaders, scholars, and policymakers.

Why Choose Liberty’s Online Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree?

One of the most powerful forces affecting people, communities, and businesses today is political science. In as little as three and a half years, Liberty’s Online Bachelor’s in Political Science degree can help you make a positive impact in the lives of countless people by establishing a solid understanding of the core aspects of political science from a Biblical worldview. Our Bachelor’s in Political Science degree is offered completely online, so you can work toward a better future while staying active in your current schedule. Whether you are seeking to work in government, public administration, or any other area in politics, Liberty’s online Political Science degree can prepare you for a successful future!

What Will You Learn in Our Political Science Degree?

Liberty University gives students a unique experience in obtaining a Bachelor’s in Political Science degree through its mixture of Christian doctrine and quality training in understanding the realm of politics. Through our challenging and rewarding teaching curriculum, students are introduced to the composition of the American government, modern political and economic ideas, and foreign policy techniques. Acquiring a foundational understanding of each component in the Political Science world is important for student success. Our students also benefit from training through “Resilient Nations,” a course within the program that is part of Liberty University’s Institute for Military Resilience. “Resilient Nations” provides a foundational study of resilience applied to the life of nations, with a focus on America. 

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Benefits of an Online Political Science Degree

  • Graduates of a Bachelor’s in Political Science degree program gain the communication, analytical, and data skills that are highly valued in a variety of potential career fields.
  • Increased job opportunities after completing your online Political Science degree.
  • Learn from experienced online political science degree professors.
  • Students under our online Bachelor’s in Political Science degree can transfer up to 75% of credit hours.

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Online Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree Program Highlights

  • 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’s in Political Science degree 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, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Students in our online Bachelor’s in Political Science degree have access to a plethora of resources through Liberty’s research portals.

Online Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree Information and Requirements

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Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree 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 an Emergency 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.

Political Science Degree Potential Career Options

There is a variety of career opportunities for graduates of political science degree programs. These opportunities include law, business, journalism and teaching careers, as well as elected officials, community representatives or lobbyists. A few additional career opportunities may include:

  • Community Development
  • Public Administration
  • Political Analyst
  • Regulatory Affairs Manager

Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

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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