100% Online Bachelor of ArtsPolitical Science

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100% Online Bachelor of Arts for Political Science Professionals

The broad ranging and centuries-old study of political science has prepared individuals with community, national, and international civil aspirations. In this tradition, American Public University students can earn a respected Bachelor of Arts in Political Science while learning from scholar practitioners, many who are published authors and leaders in the discipline. The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science also serves as a foundational liberal arts degree and is a popular choice for pre-law scholars who aspire to further their education in a Juris Doctorate program.

The curriculum at American Public University is facilitated entirely online. This unique feature allows motivated scholars the ability to balance a quality education with their busy schedules. The program also emphasizes enhanced critical-thinking, research and communication skills, which are universal and valuable in a variety of management or leadership capacities. Students learn from experienced instructors, many who are leaders in government, private industry and are actively involved in the national or international political systems.

Students also join American Public University's expansive network of lifelong learners and like-minded professionals. Many students are actively involved outside the online classroom through affiliated groups and organizations such as the Golden Key International Honour Society and online social communities.

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Rising college costs have many of our nation’s hard-working professionals feeling left behind when it comes to making their higher education goals a reality. At American Public University, we believe it doesn’t have to be that way. At APU you’ll find programs that align with industry trends and are backed by individual support teams dedicated to helping you succeed. Our commitment to affordability doesn’t mean sacrificing quality.

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Tuition Cost Per Credit Hour Undergraduate $285 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant Master’s Degree & Graduate Certificate $370 per credit hour $250/credit hour with military grant
  • Earn credits for your experience. Don’t leave your hard-earned credits behind. We offer no-cost transfer credit evaluation so you can possibly fast-track your education by earning credit for prior life experiences, college courses, or military service.
  • Books online at no cost. Textbooks and ebooks provided at no cost to all undergraduate students and master’s-level students eligible for the military tuition grant.
  • Serving the military. Active-duty servicemembers, their spouse and dependents, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible to receive the military tuition grant. Additionally, they’re eligible for our university book grant, which provides no-cost textbooks and ebooks for undergraduate and master’s-level courses.
  • Help when you need it. Our excellent support staff can walk you through ways to fund your education, including federal student aid, military TA, veterans’ benefits, scholarships, private loans, and employer contributions.

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At American Public University, our expert faculty and industry advisors work to shape a quality, relevant, online education that responds to the needs of working adults looking to advance their education in order to meet professional goals. Come discover how our award-winning, accredited education can help you reach your next level.

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