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615 USD/credit
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Do you want to get involved with campaigns and elections? A master’s degree could help you get there! The Master of Arts in Public Policy - Campaigns and Elections from Liberty University will set you on a career path that will prepare you for an exciting career in fundraising, data analysis, and political marketing.

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Whether you are interested in becoming a campaign manager, public relations specialist, or earning more in the position you are in, the master’s degree in Public Policy - Campaigns and Elections from Liberty University will set you up for success. 

With core courses in political philosophy and governance, you will have the opportunity to strengthen your critical thinking skills and stretch your comprehension of electoral processes and campaign strategies.

The goal is to support you as both a student and as a professional. The online Master of Arts in Public Policy degree was created as a joint effort by Liberty’s School of Law and Helms School of Government to give students a unique experience focused on shaping policy in governmental, legislative, and political areas. Designed to be completed in less than 2 years, our program will allow you to continue to work while pursuing your graduate degree.

Why Choose Liberty’s Public Policy Degree in Campaign and Elections?

Are you looking for an exciting career that will help you influence the world? Liberty University’s online program in campaign and election management has been designed to help integrate your faith into your professional life. At Liberty University, we strive to live out Christ-like characteristics and use the power of biblically-based education to transform people and the world. 

The Master of Arts in Public Policy – Campaigns and Elections was created to train Christ-centered scholars and policymakers to be the leaders of tomorrow. Throughout our campaigns and elections degree, you will study ethical management practices as well as current trends in campaign management and public relations.

What Careers Can You Pursue with a Degree in Campaigns and Elections?

The Master of Arts in Public Policy in Campaigns and Elections can equip you with the necessary skills to build a career that focuses on applying ethics to management practices in public policy. Potential career options include:

  • Campaign manager
  • Data analyst
  • Public relations practitioner


Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Programme Structure

Featured Courses 
  • Speech Writing for Candidates and Officeholders
  • Campaign Tactics, Strategies, and Management
  • Message, Media, and Political Communications
  • Leadership, Statesmanship, and Governance

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.




36 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admissions related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed official transcript request form
  • Proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    615 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 615 USD per credit and a duration of 18 months.


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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