B.A. in Government – American Government & Politics

College of Arts & Sciences

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Go Public with Your Career

Are you looking for a fulfilling career in public administration, international relations, public service, politics and more? Regent's Bachelor of Arts in Government—American Government & Politics will teach you about the mechanics of politics, how public policy is formed and how to critically evaluate the social and political systems of the world—all from a unique, Christian worldview.

GROW YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Explore issues of terrorism, poverty, human trafficking, immigration and more.

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.

Online & On Campus

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours


Online | On Campus

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

Upon completion of the B.A. in Government—American Government & Politics you will be able to:

  • Explore the foundations that drive systems of government
  • Understand how governments develop policies to govern society
  • Develop strategies for civic engagement through traditional and online communication and digital media

Career Opportunities:

  • Government Agencies
  • Politics
  • Journalism
  • Policy Analysis
  • Humanitarian Organizations

117,570 median annual wage for political scientists. | Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2018.

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

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

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

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

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $605/credit hour
  • $574/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
  • $450/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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