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Graduate Certificate in Public Policy

Program Details


Earn a Graduate Certificate in Public Policy completely online with Liberty University.  This flexible and accessible program provides specialized graduate-level training in policy and government.  Students will take on interdisciplinary studies, combining elements of political science, sociology, and economics with various other fields to best comprehend choices, influence, and impact of governance.  

Advance in a current profession or start a new career with this rigorous graduate certificate.  Courses provide a strong skill set in critical thinking, analysis, and communication.  Students will learn relevant information in economic markets, regulations, the impact of global policy on domestic law, and more.  Take the next step in fully understanding the powers and responsibilities of governance with Liberty University online.


  • A regionally or nationally accredited Masters degree or its equivalent
  • 2.5 or above GPA
  • Official college transcripts 
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Proof of English proficiency

Accreditation & Licensing

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.


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