Explore the online master’s in government - political campaign management program at Regent.

M.A. in Government – Political Campaign Strategies & Management

Robertson School of Government

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Pursue a Master's in Political Campaigns & Elections

Do you have a passion to help strengthen the core of American politics and get principled men and women elected to office? Regent's M.A. in Government – Political Campaign Strategies & Management, available fully online with some on-campus options, will equip you with the tools needed to influence the direction of American government at the local, state and federal levels. You'll learn how to effectively manage political campaigns, connect with campaign centers, develop winning strategies, raise awareness through social media and more. Here's your chance to mobilize your Christian leadership to make a difference in a politically charged world.

ACCESS TO FACULTY EXPERTS

Be mentored by renowned scholars and practitioners committed to national service and your success.

INCREASE YOUR INFLUENCE

Join our global alumni of government officials, advocates, consultants and policymakers who are making an impact in the world of politics.

LEAD WITH CONFIDENCE

Strategically communicate with constituents, advise candidates and navigate political culture.

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 Government – Political Campaign Strategies & Management program.

Presented from a Christian worldview, this online master's degree in political campaign strategies & management is supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

Fully Online

8-Week Course Sessions

33 Credit Hours

Online

SESSION START:

TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 33

APPROVED DEGREE PLAN: Click to download PDF

Take Your Career to the Next Level

Upon completion of the M.A. in Government – Political Campaign Strategies & Management, you will be able to:

  • Blend founding principles of democracy with positive and relevant campaign strategies.
  • Promote politicians and policies while keeping truth at the forefront.
  • Manage campaigns, polling data, speaking bureaus and tours, voting initiatives, and public relations efforts.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Campaign Manager
  • Political Director
  • Polling Analyst
  • Lobbyist
  • Congressional Staffer

20%

Higher median usual weekly earnings for workers with a master's versus a
bachelor's degree.

- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

Click any section below for additional information or access your course schedule.

2020-2021 Semester Check-In Deadlines:

All new students are expected to check-in for the semester 2 weeks prior to 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.

Session

Semester Check-In

Session Start Date

Session A

Friday, August 14

Monday, August 24

Session M

Friday, September 11

Monday, September 21

Session B

Friday, October 16

Monday, October 26

Session C

Tuesday, January 5

Monday, January 11

Session T

Friday, January 29

Monday, February 8

Session D

Friday, March 5

Monday, March 15

Session E

Friday, April 30

Monday, May 10

Session F

Friday, June 11

Monday, June 21

Note: The deadline for international applicants applying to attend on campus is March 15.

 

Prerequisites:

Applicants for the Master of Arts in Government must possess an earned undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign university.

 

Application Process:

1. Complete Your Online Application

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office for assistance.

2. Pay Your $50 Application Fee

Pay the $50 nonrefundable application fee by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

3. Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*

Unofficial transcripts from a U.S.-based school, indicating successful completion of a bachelor's degree program, can be used for an admissions decision. Email your unofficial transcript to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: RSG Master's Application Pieces.

Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. See the International Admissions Checklist for details.
*Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University's Admissions Office will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a bachelor's degree program. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.

4. Complete an Admissions Questionnaire Regarding Your Professional Goals and Interests

5. Submit Your Government-Issued ID

To ensure academic integrity, Regent University requires a copy of a government-issued ID. Please email a scanned copy or photograph of it to apply@regent.edu with the subject line: Government ID.

6. Submit Your Professional Resume (Optional)

Your professional resume or curriculum vitae should include:

  • Employment history with details of responsibilities, skill sets, and results
  • School, community, and church leadership positions
  • Service activities in which you have been involved
  • Academic and non-academic honors and distinctions you have received

Email your resume to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: RSG Master's Application Pieces.

7. GRE or LSAT Score (Optional)

Test scores may strengthen your application file and improve access to scholarship opportunities. Official scores should be sent directly to Regent University by the testing agency.

8. International Applicants

Visit the International Students Admissions page for additional admission requirements and to determine if you qualify as an international student.


Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

2019-20 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

Master of Arts

$675


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $550

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Degree Level / Program Cost Per Credit Hour

Master of Arts

$675


 

Student Fees Per Semester

University Services Fee (Online Students) $600

*Rates are subject to change at any time.

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