Master of Liberal Studies / Political Leadership & Public Service
Fort Hays State University

Program Details

A Master of Liberal Studies degree in Political Leadership and Public Services is available to the nontraditional student through Fort Hays State University online.  This program is designed to support leadership in community organizations, nonprofits, and other private or public institutions in communities today.  Studies include but are not limited to:

  • Principles of Civic Leadership
  • Recent Political Theories
  • Political Behavior

Students explore economic, political, social, and cultural matters affecting societies.  Develop skills in analysis, communication, social responsibility, policymaking, and more.  Take the academic step in comprehension of what it means to be an ethical leader and contribute to organizations important to communities with FHSU distance learning.


  • An earned bachelor's degree
  • 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
  • Added concentration-specific requirements may apply

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission