Associate of Arts in Political Science
Rowan College at Burlington County

Program Details

The online Associate of Arts in Political Science degree program from Rowan College at Burlington County provides studies in United States, foreign, and international politics and government, preparing students for careers in law, criminal justice, corrections, business, industry, government service, teaching, public policy, political journalism, lobbying, legislative service, and political research. Graduates of this program have knowledge of:

  • Types of governments currently part of the world political system and how they impact daily life and modern-day politics
  • Formal and informal political institutions and their respective roles
  • Causes and consequences of different forms of political participation and the ways in which individuals and groups can affect political outcomes
  • Historical forces and processes that helped shape the basic concepts, issues, and theories in the world political system
  • International organizations and their role in international politics


  • Official high school transcript or GED
  • Official transcripts from any colleges attended
  • ACCUPLACER exam may be required (students who meet benchmarks on the SAT, ACT, PARCC exam, or specific college coursework are exempt)

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education