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Master of Liberal Studies / Political Leadership & Public Service

Program Details

The Political Leadership and Public Services concentration will help you develop a knowledge base and skills that will empower you to more ably contribute to the communities and organizations that are important to you.

This MLS concentration centers on these three basic aspects:

  • Political institutions and processes
  • Leadership and change-making
  • Ethics


  • Must have an earned bachelor's degree and a minimum 2.5 GPA on your last 60 hours of undergraduate study
  • Official transcripts
  • International students with 3-year degrees will be considered on a case-by-case basis by the graduate dean
  • 2 letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission