Combination — B.A. in Government & M.A. in Government

College of Arts & Sciences

Through Regent University's combined degree program, you could earn your Bachelor of Arts (B.A) in Government while also gaining graduate-level course credit toward your Master of Arts (M.A.) in Government. You'll complete all the required hours toward your B.S. with four courses counting toward your master's.

  • Enter the master’s program with master’s credit and/or advance standing.
  • Save money by earning two degrees more quickly. 
  • Enter the job market sooner and with the credential that could help you advance in your career faster.

The following undergraduate courses (6 credits), with additional coursework, will be counted toward M.A. in Government concentration requirements:

  • GOVT 432 The American Political Tradition (3)
  • GOVT 434 Christian Political Philosophy (3)

These courses will fulfill Robertson School of Government courses GOV 658 American Political Thought and GOV 604 Christian Foundations of Government, respectively.

The following graduate courses (6 credits) will be counted toward B.S. in Government course requirements:

  • GOV 603 Research Methods (3)
  • GOV 625 International Relations Theory (3)

These courses will fulfill undergraduate courses GOVT 387 Research Methods and GOVT 304 International Relations, respectively. 

University Advising will automatically help you receive Advanced Standing for these courses, provided certain GPA standards are met. Students must work with their academic advisor on selecting their remaining elective courses. See "Other" tab for details. 

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Delivery Format: Online | On Campus

Total Credit Hours Required: 120 for B.A.

Admission requirements vary based on the stage you're at in life. Select a link below to learn how to apply.

College of Arts & Sciences Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

Traditional/On-Campus

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Less than 12 credit hours

Sessions E and F, 2017

  • $7,950 (over 18 credits hours add $530/credit hour)
  • $530/credit hour

From Session A, 2017

  • $8,325 (over 18 credits hours add $555/credit hour)
  • $555/credit hour

Evening/Online (8-week classes)

$395/credit hour

Professional Development/Non-degree

$250/credit hour

Early College

$155/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee(On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, non-refundable

Enrollment DepositOn-Campus Students

Enrollment DepositEvening/Online Students

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

Technology Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$300/Term

Supports information technology

Undergrad Support Fee (On-Campus, Evening/Online, and Professional Development Students)

$19/Term

Contributes to undergraduate academic and administrative operations

Undergraduate Student Activity Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$100/Term, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to undergraduate student activity operations

Health Center Fee (On-Campus Students only)

$45/Semester, Fall & Spring only

Contributes to health center for students living on campus

Parking Fee (On-Campus and Early College Students)

$100/Term

Applies to students desiring to park their vehicles on campus

New Student Programming Fee

$75

One-time fee applied to all incoming students

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late tuition payment

Late Registration

$100/Session

Incurred per session, in the event of late registration

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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  • To participate in a combination of degree programs, an undergraduate student must normally submit an application to the appropriate Regent graduate school during his or her junior year.
  • Government majors wishing to use these courses towards advanced standing in the Robertson School of Government must achieve a B- or better.
  • You must complete your bachelor’s degree at Regent University.

 

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