Master of Arts in American Government at Regent University

Certificate of Graduate Studies in International Relations

On-Campus & Online Degree Overview

Offering career development for public servants and government employees, the International Relations certificate will prepare you to create and analyze policy at the advanced level. Students are challenged to read critically, think analytically, write effectively and argue soundly. This certificate program in International Relations will deepen your knowledge of the theory and development of international events and biblical principles that you can apply to your career. Graduate better equipped to assess and recommend policy in a variegated field.

This certificate is an excellent path for those with an academic background in political science and is a viable alternative to a traditional political science graduate degree.

Benefits of earning a Graduate Certificate

Certificates of Graduate Studies are an excellent option for those seeking continuing education without the commitment of a master's degree. Upon completing the certificate, students have the option of applying to the master's program, and if accepted, all courses taken transfer in.

  • Lower tuition cost than a full master's program.
  • Update your skills while keeping current with contemporary thinking in your field of study.
  • Fewer credit hours to fulfill a certificate means your professional credentials are enhanced more quickly.

Earn your Certificate of Graduate Studies in International Relations from Regent University's Robertson School of Government. Contact us today for more information on the online graduate certificate in International Relations. We'll get you started.

Required Co-Requisites (0 credit hours)

Course Number, Title and Credit Hours

Fall

Spring

Summer

A

B

C

D

E

F

ENGL 500
Graduate Academic Writing Seminar
(0)
(must be taken during first semester)

x

x

x

x

x

x

UNIV LIB
Library Research and Resources
(0)
(must be taken during first semester)

x

x

x

x

x

x

International Relations Certificate (12 credit hours)
Complete four (4) of the following courses

Course Number, Title and Credit Hours

Fall

Spring

Summer

A

B

C

D

E

F

GOV 610
History of Political Theory
(3)

x

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 625
International Relations Theory
(3)

x

 

x

 

 

 

GOV 638
The European Union
(3)

 

 

 

 

full term

GOV 639
Anglo-American Constitutionalism
(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 653
Mid-East Politics
(3)

 

x

 

 

 

 

GOV 655
International and Comparative Human Rights
(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 659
Shari'a Law
(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 672
Islamic Political Thought
(3)

 

 

 

x

 

 

GOV 673
Democracy and Democratization
(3)

x
(every other fall)

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 674
International Political Economy
(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 676
Asian Politics
(3)

 

 

 

 

 

 

GOV 689
American Foreign Policy
(3)

 

 

x