Bachelor of Arts in Political Science / Politics
Northern Illinois University

Program Details

Northern Illinois University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science with an emphasis in Politics to the online student.  This program is self-paced, keeping coursework, discussions, and attention from faculty accessible and flexible.  Students will gain applicable skills for future or current workplace scenarios through several subfield studies, including but not limited to:

  • American Government
  • Public Law
  • Public Administration
  • International Politics

Courses are available 100% online.  World-class online faculty equip students with essential knowledge of social and political issues, as well as substantial critical thinking skills.  Graduates may pursue careers as political analysts, legislative assistants, social media managers, political consultants, and more.  Students are also prepared for advanced studies, and may choose to move towards a master’s degree program upon completion of this BA.  Take the next step in a fruitful, rigorous academic and professional pathway with NIU online.

Requirements

Bachelor completion requires 120 credits, including transfer credits. 

  • Associate degree
  • Official transcripts

School Accreditation Statement

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