B.A. in Leadership Studies – Government & Public Policy

College of Arts & Sciences

#1 Best Online Bachelor's Programs in Virginia, U.S. News & World Report, 2018

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90% of full-time faculty hold the highest degree in their field

Lead. Govern. Serve.

The world of politics needs more influential voices like yours. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in Leadership Studies – Government & Public Policy will equip you with a solid foundation in innovative leadership, ethics, strategic planning and decision making. You'll also learn how to interpret political data, explore viewpoints and grow as a political leader and communicator. Choose courses in the judicial system, international relations, state and local government, consitutional law, and more to tailor your degree to best fit your goals.

GROW YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Learn how the Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation & U.S. Constitution influence decision making.

BUILD ON A STRONG FOUNDATION

Anchor your knowledge and skill on Christian principles and values.

ACCESS FACULTY EXPERTISE

Be mentored by faculty in Virginia Beach who hold the highest degrees in their field.

Fully Online

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours


Online

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the B.A. in Leadership Studies – Government & Public Policy you will be able to:

  • Lead with excellence and make strategic decisions.
  • Understand the development of the political system of the United States.
  • Explore the challenges of American democracy in a globalized world.

Career Opportunities

  • Corporate Communications
  • Congressional Offices
  • Nonprofits or Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)
  • Journalism/Marketing
  • Lobbying or Campaign Work

22,000+ currently employed in the government. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018.

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College of Arts & Sciences 2018-19 Tuition Rates

Program Type

Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,490 (block rate)
  • $595/credit hour
  • $566/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)

*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $425/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

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

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/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

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

 

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

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B.A. in Leadership Studies – Government & Public Policy