18 months
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
615 USD/credit 14760 USD/year
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Public policy issues are of paramount importance in today’s world. Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Public Policy (Online) degree program will teach you important concepts in political philosophy that affect how people think.

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The critical political issues of today all center around opinions on public policy. Healthcare, taxation, immigration, and international relations are all issues in public policy. This degree can help prepare you for exciting opportunities in many career fields, including public administration, government, and politics.

Our courses can help equip you to serve effectively as an expert in the field of public policy and will emphasize the importance of applying ethics to management practices. Through Liberty University ’s Master of Arts in Public Policy (Online)  degree program, you can strengthen your critical thinking skills and stretch your comprehension of critical issues facing today’s society.

Careers: What Can You Do with a Master’s in Public Policy?

By completing a master’s in public policy, you can pursue a variety of job opportunities in the world of government, politics, and policy creation. Some of the roles you may qualify for include:

  • Lobbyist
  • Local, state, or federal government representative
  • Political leader
  • Public interest/advocate group leader
  • Public relations specialist
  • Researcher

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics & Public Policy
  • Political Philosophy 
  • Leadership, Statesmanship & Governance  
  • Foundations of American Governance
  • Applied Public Policy Research Methods 

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

  • Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 or above GPA 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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