18 months
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
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Do you tend to keep up with the latest political news? Are you interested in understanding the economic components of the American government system? If that sounds like you, then Liberty University's Master of Science in Political Science (Online) may be the right choice for you! 

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Liberty University 's Master of Science in Political Science (Online) focuses on the rigorous and comprehensive study of politics. An online master’s degree in political science can help build upon various fundamental skills integral to a career as a political scientist. It will also challenge you to step outside of preconceived notions on politics and see the whole picture. 

Do you want to advance research and scholarship on the nature and impact of politics in society? The skills you gain in our M.S. in Political Science – General online can help you make lasting changes in American politics. This program can help prepare you to enter this field as an ethical leader of integrity.

Potential Jobs for Political Science Master’s Degree Graduates

After completion of your Master of Science in Political Science online degree, you may have many career opportunities available to you, including:

  • Campaign manager
  • City councilperson
  • Compliance manager
  • Legislative assistant
  • Lobbyist
  • Policy analyst
  • Political scientist
  • Professor
  • Public relations specialist
  • Regulatory affairs manager
  • Social media manager
  • Survey researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics & Public Policy
  • Political Philosophy 
  • Applied Public Policy Research Methods
  • Political Science, Public Policy & Statesmanship
  • Comparative Politics
  • Contemporary Political Process & Trends

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

For online programmes, Liberty University offers multiple intakes depending on your chosen time table. To find out more information, visit the university's page.


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36 SCH



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Student insurance

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

  • A regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA is required for admission in good standing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • National

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 18 months.
  • In-State

    14760 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 615 USD per credit during 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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