Helms School of Government – Online Master’s Degrees Learn from some of the best in the field to serve at all levels of government

Why Choose Liberty University’s Helms School of Government for Your Online Master’s Degree?

As a busy professional, you don’t have time to travel to a campus to pursue your master’s degree. Fortunately, Liberty University’s online master’s degree programs can help you experience the quality of a residential program from the comfort of your home or office.

Our professors have real-world experience in criminal justice and government roles and will provide insights into the challenges of the industry and how to solve them — all from a Christian worldview.

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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 Helms School of Government Master’s Degrees:

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

With our flexible and affordable 100% online format, Liberty’s online master’s degrees can help you succeed and move ahead in your career! Let Liberty help you in your pursuit of higher education with a Christian foundation that will help you grow spiritually as you gain in-demand skills. Our courses focus on developing the leaders and shapers of public policy to be Champions for Christ. Become a part of our mission and apply today!

Chinese Political Affairs Masters

Return on Investment

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


Employment Opportunities

Explore job outlook statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the following careers: police officer** and emergency management director.***

Professional Connection Opportunities Through Liberty University

Professional Connections

Mastering concepts and gaining foundational knowledge shouldn’t be the only benefits of a bachelor’s degree. 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 – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 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)

*Not applicable to certificates.