Bachelor of Arts in Political Science
National University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science degree program is designed to help individuals understand how societies use public authority to address collective problems.  This degree applies a systematic and rigorous study to politics and government while teaching students how to effectively address public issues.  The political science degree curriculum provides you with specialized research and analytical skills, as well as problem-solving techniques, helping you to become a valuable member of a leadership team.  Courses cover social, economic, and political life, both nationally and globally, in this political science degree. 

Graduates of the program are able to:

  • Understand and explain theories, concepts, and methods of political science
  • Evaluate current world events from a political science perspective
  • Use professional and appropriate research methods
  • Reach logical conclusions about politics and government
  • Find careers in government, organizations, political campaigns, journalism, and more


  • Must have attended a regionally accredited high school
  • Must have a high school GPA of 2.0

School Accreditation Statement

Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission