Master of Arts in Government (39 credit hours)

The Master of Arts in Government degree consists of 9 hours of core courses, 15 hours of concentration courses, and 15 hours of elective courses. Within one's area of concentration, students may also earn one or more "certificates" for further credentialing by selecting specific grouped electives.

Master of Arts in Government with single and joint degree program concentrations in:

Certificates available within the Master of Arts in Government degree or earned separately through the 12 hour Certificate of Graduate Studies:

Application Requirements

  • Online application form
  • $50 application fee
  • GRE/LSAT*
  • Professional resume
  • Personal Statement
  • Official college transcripts
  • Three recommendations
  • Writing sample

*Official test scores may be waived upon meeting certain requirements.

Application Deadlines

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer: April 1

International Applicants:

  • On campus: April 15 (fall-only start date)
  • Online: Same as domestic applicants

Tuition Per Credit Hour

MA: $650

The Robertson School of Government's aggressive scholarship program generously awards qualified students. Students employed full-time by the government (local/state/federal) or a non-profit are eligible for a 25% scholarship for their entire program, provided the student maintains a 3.0 (or higher) GPA.

Amber Sells

"What distinguishes RSG from other graduate schools is the Christian application to public policy issues."

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