Graduate Certificate in Information Policy & Society
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Information Policy & Society is a political science degree from Virginia Tech.  This certification in political science is designed for those interested in demonstrating competency in this area without undertaking an entire degree.  You will become competent in the study of information, policy, and society through this curriculum.  Coursework focuses on developing foundations in the politics and policy of information networks. 

Courses in this political science certification are:

  • Contemporary Political Theory
  • Electronic Governance
  • Culture, Politics & Society in Network Environments
  • Public Policy Analysis OR
  • Advanced Topics in Information Technology and Policy

Learning Pace

Institution-Paced

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is accredited by:

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Admission Tests

Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)

Applicaton Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent