Master of Arts in Public Policy – Campaigns and Elections Online Degree Program Page
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% can be transferred
Next Start Date
July 2, 2018

Be a Positive Influence in our Election Process by Earning a Public Policy Degree in Campaigns and Elections!

Have you ever wanted to get involved with campaigns and elections? Liberty University’s Masters in Public Policy in Campaigns and Elections will set you on a career path that will prepare you for an exciting career in fundraising, data analysis, and political marketing. Whether you are interested in becoming a campaign manager, public relations specialist, or just expanding your knowledge for a position you are already in, our Master’s degree in Campaign and Elections Management will set you up for success! With core courses in political philosophy and governance, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your critical thinking skills and stretch your comprehension of electoral processes and campaign strategies.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Public Policy Degree in Campaign and Elections?

Are you looking for an exciting career that will help you influence the world? Liberty University’s online program in Campaign Management has been designed to help integrate your faith into your professional life. At Liberty University, we strive to live out Christ-like characteristics and to use the power of faith and education to transform people and the world. The Masters in Public Policy in Campaign and Elections was created to train Christ-centered scholars and policymakers to be the future leaders of today’s world. Throughout our Campaigns and Elections Degree, you will study ethical management practices as well as current trends in campaign management and public relations.

What Will You Learn in the Online M.A. in Public Policy – Campaigns and Elections?

The Master of Arts in Public Policy degree is designed to provide education in both law and government relating to public policy. This dual focus allows for an optimal educational experience as you study subjects related to public policy. You will be learning from professors with experience as statesmen, leaders, and policymakers as they teach subjects in their field of expertise. Professors will guide you towards a more successful career as well as providing a Christ-centered approach to public policy. 

The Campaigns and Elections cognate will allow you to explore specific areas of public policy as you learn essential tools and skills to prepare you for writing speeches for individuals with large platforms such as candidates and officeholders. Through each course, a Biblical worldview will be integrated for applying a model of Christian statesmanship to the public policy context. 

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Degree Information
Military Benefits
Career Options
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Online Campaigns and Elections Program

  • By earning your Masters in Campaign Management 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 the field.
  • Our program is ranked the #1 Most Affordable Online Master’s Degree in Public Policy by
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • The Master of Public Policy is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
  • You will have the opportunity to network with leaders and policymakers from across the country!

Program Format for the Online Masters in Public Policy

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Military Benefits for the Online MA in Public Policy

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 – $275 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

What Careers Can You Pursue with a Degree in Campaigns and Elections?

The Masters in Public Policy in Campaigns and Elections will equip you with the necessary skills to build a career that focuses on applying ethics to management practices a public policy and electoral system. Potential career options include:

  • Campaign Manager
  • Data Analysis
  • Public Relations Specialist

Admission Requirements for Our Online MA in Public Policy

A regionally or nationally accredited Bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts; if not available, submit a transcript request 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.