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Master of Arts in Government / Political Theory

Program Details

The Master of Arts in Government with a concentration in Political Theory is offered online and on campus through the Robertson School of Government to students seeking to study the history of political thought. You'll gain a solid foundation in research methods, American politics, international relations and Christian foundations of government. Then, build your expertise in political theorizing as you explore thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, Luther, Marx and many others, and reflect on how government ought to function.


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required of all master’s applicants
  • Official transcripts

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA)