Master of Arts in Political Science
American Public University System

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Political Science online degree program focuses on popular topics such as American government theory and process, comparative politics, contemporary political institutions, defense and security, domestic and foreign policy, and more.  With today’s polarization in government, there is great demand for those possessing knowledge of how government works.  Develop desirable skills in research, writing, and analytics and work to evaluate domestic policies within each level of government.

Graduates of this program may find pursuable career paths in the military, gaining and holding elected positions, nonprofit administration, and more.  Study and analyze fundamental theories and philosophies of government as well as the processes involved in policy making.  Begin a journey in advanced knowledge and qualities of contemporary political systems with APUS online today.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

American Public University System is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)