Regent's Master of Arts in Government provides an in-depth understanding of the founding principles of democracy, the biblical foundation for government, current issues related to government, and the skills and knowledge to develop nations. Through the M.A. in Government with a concentration in Political Theory you will reflect on the nature and ends of government, the principles underlying government practice and how government ought to function. Political theory has a long and respected pedigree in western civilization, dating back at least to the ancient Greeks.
The M.A. in Government in Political Theory is an online graduate program offered through the Robertson School of Government suitable for students interested in political science and the systematic study of the history of political thought. Political Theory students will explore questions such as: What is justice? What is the best regime? You will also develop and enhance key analytical and critical reasoning skills.
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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
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Certificates: Available certificates in American Government, International Relations, Law and Public Policy, Mid-East Politics, 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 Political Theory prepares students for meaningful careers in government and politics, such as think tank analyst, writer/researcher, high school teacher, community college instructor or Ph.D. candidate.
As you begin your search for political science graduate programs in Virginia, consider Regent's Robertson School of Government. Contact us today for information, and advance your managerial and leadership career.
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