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Bachelor of Arts in Political Science

Program Details

In the online political science BA program, you’ll develop a pragmatic and comprehensive understanding of the U.S. political system with a special emphasis on ethical and empathetic civic engagement. Learn how to:

  • Differentiate among key components of diverse political systems and external agencies for efficacy in a global society
  • Apply social scientific reasoning, theories, concepts and methodologies to the analysis of a wide range of contemporary and historical political issues and problems using effective statistical research and analysis
  • Apply effective research literacy strategies in hypothesis testing and academic research for political science by identifying, analyzing and integrating appropriate primary and secondary sources.
  • Demonstrate appropriate oral and written communication strategies toward specific political audiences for effective, solution-oriented decision-making


A high school diploma or GED is required.

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education