Program Overview

See Yourself Succeed in Political Science

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

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    Program Details

    Degree Level: Bachelor

    Delivery Format: 100% Online

    Accelerated Degree: No

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    Accreditation & Licensing

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


    A high school diploma or GED is required.

    School Overview

    At Southern New Hampshire University, your success is our mission. Since 1932, we’ve been relentlessly reinventing higher education and have gained national recognition for our dedication to helping students succeed. Tuition rates for Southern New Hampshire University’s online degree programs are among the lowest in the nation. For the fifth consecutive year, SNHU announced it will hold its tuition rates at 2012 levels.

    SNHU also offers:

    • Admission counselors to help you choose the degree that best supports your goals
    • Your own dedicated academic advisor to provide the guidance and encouragement you need for academic success
    • Dedicated career advisors, webinars, internships and more to prepare you to enter or advance in the workforce
    • Instructors with real-world expertise in the fields they teach
    • World-class student services, including an online bookstore, online library, tutoring and 24/7 tech support, all developed specifically with the busy adult learner in mind

    96% of students surveyed across all programs would recommend SNHU to a friend.


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