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Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Government: Degree Overview

Online Government Degree Overview

On-Campus Degree Available

Regent University's online bachelor's degree in government will prepare you to critically evaluate the social and political systems of the world with confidence and discernment. The integration of the Christian faith throughout your government classes will be a central component of your education. Upon graduating, you will be equipped to serve Christ through a variety of careers in government.

In Regent’s online government degree program, you will study the classic and contemporary moral and philosophical foundations that have long driven past and present government systems. You will learn how governments make rules governing society and the reasoning behind them. Furthermore, your Regent professors will offer you their own academic and professional experiences in government and political science to support and challenge you in the development of your own ideas about governance and society.

Career Opportunities:

  • Public Administration
  • Government Agencies
  • International Organizations
  • Policy Analysis
  • Law
Concentrations: American Government & Political Science | Foreign Policy & International Relations| Pre-Law
Curriculum: View course descriptions.
Length: 120 credit hours (includes 49 general education, 30 government core, 12 concentration, 6 government electives, 23 additional electives)
Format: This degree is offered entirely online or on campus.
Results: Bachelor of Arts in Government
Important Links: Apply Now | Tuition & Financial Aid | Department & Faculty

Dr. Joshua McMullen, Assistant Professor, Department Chair, Government, History & Criminal Justice; phone: 757.352.4776; email:

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