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M.A. in Campaigns & Political Leadership – Leadership & Ethics

Manage a Principled Run for Office.  Learn Effective Campaign Management Strategies.

Are you ready to help change the political landscape and improve the electoral climate? Regent’s Master of Arts in Campaigns & Political Leadership with a concentration in Leadership & Ethics will equip you in developing campaign strategies that restore core values, improve public opinion and earn the respect of voters on both sides of the aisle. This concentration is the first explicitly Christian offering of its kind and is delivered from a limited-government perspective with an emphasis on principles of federalism. You’ll also hone your communication skills and learn effective messaging techniques that help to reduce polarization. This degree is delivered fully online or online with some face-to-face components in Virginia Beach.

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LEAD WITH CONFIDENCE

Communicate information about candidates and ideas in ways that are ethical and improve the political climate.

MAKE AN IMPACT THROUGH CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT

Integrate Christian values to influence government at the local, state and federal levels.

ENJOY REAL-WORLD TRAINING

Choose an internship that aligns with your goals and interests.

EXPAND YOUR PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

Join our global alumni of government officials, consultants and policymakers who are committed to changing the political environment for good.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). We have also been recognized as a Military Friendly Top 10 School by Military Friendly®, 2020, and among the Top 10 Best for Vets Colleges: Online & Nontraditional by Military Times, 2020. Experience the Regent difference through the Master of Arts in Campaigns & Political Leadership – Leadership & Ethics.

To learn more about this program, please complete the Request Information form on this page.

On completing the M.A. in Campaigns & Political Leadership – Leadership & Ethics, you will be able to:

  • Lead winning models for marketing a candidate or ideas-based campaign.
  • Apply principled communication strategies that bring communities together and create unity among diverse voter populations.
  • Build voter trust and inspire voter turnout by serving constituents with integrity.
  • Transform society by advancing political agendas for faith-based candidates, organizations and initiatives.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Campaign Manager
  • Political Consultant
  • Not-for-Profit Executive Director
  • Campaign Marketing Specialist
  • Polling Analyst
The role, purpose, and ethical conduct of business organizations. Discovering one’s life purpose and developing a plan to pursue it with excellence and integrity. Developing and applying ethical reasoning skills and one’s values to a wide variety of ethical issues in business. Cross-listed with MBA 600.
An understanding of leadership from the wisdom literature from the evolution of leadership/management thought from 1900 to the present. Leadership as a contingent/context-specific application and organizational problems that have leadership-follower interaction as a cause. Cross-listed with LMOL 601.
Engages existing Servant Leadership models and theories within the context of both leadership and followership. Cross-listed with LDSL 711 and SVNT 601.

2021-22 Semester Check-In Deadlines

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester two weeks before the session start date. Students should apply, be accepted, enroll in their first courses, and confirm a plan to pay for their courses prior to this date.

SessionSemester Check-InSession Start Date
Session AFriday, August 13Monday, August 23
Session MFriday, September 10Monday, September 20
Session BFriday, October 15Monday, October 25
Session CTuesday, December 21Monday, January 10
Session TFriday, January 28Monday, February 7
Session DFriday, March 4Monday, March 14
Session EFriday, April 29Monday, May 9
Session FFriday, June 10Monday, June 20

Admissions Requirements

Step 1: Apply to Regent University

Step 2: Complete Your Admissions Questionnaire

  • After you submit your application, you will receive a link to complete the required admissions questionnaire.

Step 3: Submit Your Unofficial College Transcripts

  • Email your unofficial college transcripts to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Unofficial Transcripts.
  • Upon conditional acceptance, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution.
  • International transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company.

Step 4: Submit Your Government-Issued ID

  • Email a photo of your government-issued ID to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: Government ID.
  • Please note that all items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

PART-TIME STUDENTS

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA)$6756$4,050
Master of Arts in Public Administration (MPA)$6756$4,050

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA)$6759$6,075
Master of Arts in Public Administration (MPA)$6759$6,075

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$800
University Services Fee (Online Students)$650

Part-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA)$6756$4,050
Master of Arts in Public Administration (MPA)$6756$4,050

Full-Time Students

DegreeTuition Cost Per Credit HourAverage Credit Hours Per SemesterAverage Tuition Per Semester
Master of Arts (MA)$6759$6,075
Master of Arts in Public Administration (MPA)$6759$6,075

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)$750
University Services Fee (Online Students)$600

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

Estimated Cost of Attendance: View the estimated cost of attendance to see an example of the total cost of tuition and fees.

Whether you are a prospective student or a current student, your questions matter. Please take a few moments to skim our Frequently Asked Questions. If you cannot find the answer to your question, please contact us.