Regent's Master of Arts in Government provides an in-depth understanding of the founding principles of democracy and the biblical foundation for government. Students also explore current issues related to government and understand skills and knowledge required to shape nations. The M.A. in Government with a concentration in American Government equips students with the competencies necessary to think biblically and to perform skillfully in vocations of government and public policy.
Regent University's Robertson School of Government offers master's degree programs to students interested in government and political science to help them further their leadership skills within a Christ-centered framework. Specific competencies of the Master of Arts in Government with a focus in American Government include learning and understanding the U.S. government's legal foundation and the major branches of government. Optional competencies include national security affairs and campaign management. This is a route for students who studied political science as undergraduates and wish to further their studies in graduate school.
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Length: 30 credit hours. May be completed in as little as 18 months. Students may enter the program in the fall, spring or summer semester.
Format: Delivered entirely online or entirely face-to-face
Results: Master of Arts in Government with a concentration in American Government
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Certificates: Available certificates in International Relations, Law and Public Policy, Mid-East Politics, Political Theory, Public Administration, and Terrorism and Homeland Defense
Features: Whether on campus or online, students learn from teacher scholars with academic and real-world expertise, including former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, former Chief of Naval Operations Vernon Clark and former USAID Assistant Administrator Paul Bonicelli. Our faculty-to-student ratio of 14 to 1 enables our professors to form meaningful relationships and mentoring opportunities with students.
The Master of Arts in Government with a focus in American Government prepares students for careers in government and politics, such as congressional chief of staff, legislative assistant, political consultant, high school teacher, community college instructor or elected Official.
If you're looking for political science graduate programs online and in Virginia, be sure the Robertson School of Government is on your list. Learn about our Christ-first approach to preparing future leaders by requesting information today.
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Hannah Bell, M.A.
enVision Conference, Founder
Regent Grad, 2012
"Professors gave real-life lessons and then connected that with God's purpose for your life in a culturally relevant manner."
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