24 months
545 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
545 USD/credit 9810 USD/year
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Through this Public Policy degree program from Liberty University, you will pursue graduate-level training that is designed to “impact the world” by developing Christ-centered alumni who are political leaders, scholars, and policymakers. You will learn how to shape policy in governmental, legislative, political, communications, managerial, and academic areas.

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Are you currently working in public service or thinking of transitioning to this career field? Our Helms School of Government offers the opportunity to prepare for a rewarding career in public service by earning a Master of Arts in Public Policy from Liberty University .

The experienced professors will guide you in qualitative and quantitative research on issues affecting local governmental organizations, international organizations, private entities, and local legislative bodies. You will understand the impact of existing or proposed public policies on individuals, institutions, and American society. Your studies will ensure that you have the skills to shape public policy and be a positive force in the field of public service.

Why Choose Liberty’s Master of Arts in Public Policy Degree?

If you want to further your knowledge and training in the areas of public policy, then Liberty University is the place to pursue your master’s degree in public policy. We are located in Central Virginia, which makes working with organizations and businesses in Washington D.C. a reality due to our close proximity.

It is our goal to provide opportunities for first-hand learning experiences. Our leadership believes that knowledge is best turned into wisdom through practical learning.  If you major in a government-related degree, you have the opportunity to join the only honor society for college and university government students in the United States. Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies.


Liberty University is Accredited by SACSCOC.

Programme Structure

Courses include:  

  • Economics and Public Policy 
  • Political Philosophy 
  • Leadership, Statesmanship, and Governance
  • Applied Public Policy Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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Liberty’s admission deadline is flexible, and we accept applications on a rolling admission basis. 


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Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Self-certification form (for students who are in the final term of their bachelor’s degree)

  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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