MA in Public Policy (MAPP) – Campaigns and Elections Pioneering Change In The Political Landscape


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Are you passionate about campaigns, political management, and elections? A master’s degree can help you achieve your goals! Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Public Policy (MAPP) – Campaigns and Elections can help set you on a career path in fundraising, data analysis, or political marketing.

Whether you are interested in increasing your earning potential or becoming a campaign manager or public relations specialist, our master’s degree in campaigns and elections management can help you stand head and shoulders above the competition.

With core courses in political philosophy and governance, you can strengthen your critical thinking skills and enrich your comprehension of electoral processes and campaign strategies. Our goal is to support you as both a student and a professional. The online Master of Arts in Public Policy degree was created as a joint effort between Liberty’s School of Law and Helms School of Government to give you a unique experience focused on shaping policy in governmental, legislative, and political areas.

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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

Liberty University’s online program in campaign and election management is designed to help integrate biblical principles into your professional life. Whether you are launching your career or pursuing positions of added responsibility, earning a degree in public policy from Liberty can help set you apart from the competition. Your professors are not only dedicated to your success, but they wield advanced degrees and years of experience in politics and related fields. In addition, Liberty is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), so you can be confident that you are receiving a world-class education.

We believe that quality education should be accessible anytime, anywhere. That is why our Master of Arts in Public Policy – Campaigns and Elections is offered 100% online with no set login times. At Liberty, you can remain invested in your family, job, and community while studying. With classes that are 100% online, you can network and connect with your classmates and public policy professionals across the globe. Opportunities like these can lead to exciting opportunities.

The Master of Arts in Public Policy degree is designed to provide education in both law and government relating to public policy. This interdisciplinary approach creates a unique, rich course of study for you as you pursue your public policy degree. In addition to taking campaign management courses, you can learn from professors with experience as statesmen, leaders, and policymakers – who use their expertise to teach with authority.

Your professors know what it means to serve those around them because many of them have served in some capacity – whether within their local state offices or at the national level, our faculty have valuable real-life experience that they bring to the classroom. They can help guide you toward a more successful career while providing you with a Christ-centered approach to public policy. Whether you want to work on federal or local campaigns or serve in your state congressperson’s office, Liberty’s MA in Public Policy – Campaigns and Elections can be a valuable asset to you and your country.

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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)

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