Lead with Duty, Honor, and Integrity by Obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree from the Helms School of Government
If you are looking for a career in which you can give back to your country or your community, then a bachelor’s degree from our Helms School of Government can help you get the training you need. We offer majors in government, international relations, law and policy, and criminal justice at the bachelor’s level.
By attending Liberty, you can be confident that you are getting a quality Christian education from experienced professors who are strong in their faith. All of our degree programs will offer you a faith-integrated education. Prepare for a career with a sense of duty attached to it and gain the moral backbone needed to stand up for what is right and honorable.
Available Government Bachelor’s Degree Programs
We have a vast number of degrees to choose from, with one common thread. Our school’s namesake, Senator Jesse Helms, called it, “The war for truth and freedom.”
We aim to produce men and women who go into government service and continue the battle for the truths he upheld. His influence in today’s conservative movement and our traditional values permeate the mission of our school and the degree programs you will find.
- Law and Policy – Pre-Law (B.A.)
- Law and Policy – Pre-Law (B.S.)
- Criminal Justice (B.S.)
- Criminal Justice – Advanced Investigative Studies (B.S.)
- Criminal Justice – Crime Scene Investigation (B.S.)
- Criminal Justice – Homeland Security (B.S.)
- Criminal Justice – Juvenile Justice (B.S.)
- Criminal Justice – Public Administration (B.S.)
- Criminal Justice – Strategic Intelligence Studies (B.S.)
- International Relations (B.A.)
Why Choose Liberty’s Helms School of Government Bachelor’s Degree Programs?
The Helms School of Government wishes to instill in our students a sense of justice and civic duty that is based on a biblical worldview. Your convictions will be strengthened as you gain useful knowledge and skills that will serve you well in the workforce.
Besides the excellent education you receive at Liberty University, there are also great opportunities for internships related to your chosen area of study. The knowledge you gain in the classroom can be transformed into practical training and wisdom as you apply it to real-world situations.
Our Center for Pre-Law Studies assists students preparing for a career in the legal field. We also have other clubs and societies to help you train in effective citizenship, constitutional rights, foundational worldview ideas, and influential modern political involvement. We have several partnerships that will serve to set you apart and prepare you for employment as soon as you graduate.
Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees
Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:
- Admission application
- Official high school transcripts
- Official college transcripts (if applicable)
- SAT, ACT, or CLT scores (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission through Fall 2022 acceptance)
- Admission essay
*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.
Helms School of Government Bachelor’s Degree Information
- 120 total credit hours
- Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree
- View our course catalog