Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
Athabasca University

Program Details

Athabasca University online offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science to the nontraditional student.  This program is designed to give students a solid foundation of knowledge in the nature and sources of power and authority.  Learn how governing steers society, the roles of the state, individual, and more.  

Pursuable career paths may include:

  • Campaign manager
  • Policy analyst
  • Lawyer
  • Journalist

Study globalization in institutional and social contexts.  Develop skills in information literacy, critical thinking, investigative, and evaluation.  Decipher the best methods of reasoning, gathering evidence, and analyzing data to progress in a chosen professional field.  AU online is a flexible and accessible option for the working adult student to earn a BA in Political Science.

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School Accreditation & Licensing

Athabasca University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s)

Additional Info

  • Non-Canadian students must provide high school diploma or GED and transcripts.
  • Applicants must be 16 years or older.