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Master of Arts in Political Science

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Political Science delves into popular topics including American government theory and process, comparative politics, contemporary political institutions, defense and security, domestic and foreign policy, legislative behavior, and political philosophy. Knowledge gained in this online program can be applied to careers in government, military, the gaining and holding of elected positions, nonprofit administration, or other professions including academia or law where strong interpersonal and communication skills are required.


A bachelors degree or higher is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

Higher Learning Commission