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Earn Your BA in Political Science Online

By earning a bachelor of political science from American Military University (AMU), you can empower yourself with the skills to thoughtfully question political systems and explore issues that require ordinary citizens to make informed judgments. This online program takes an objective ideological approach to the discipline, and your learning is informed by the diverse viewpoints of AMU’s unique working professional student population representing the military, government, and public sector.

AMU’s programs are online with 24/7 access and no set login times. At AMU, there are no entrance exams and classes start every month, so you can begin quickly and control your schedule. Ask us about transfer credit opportunities to help you save time and money in completing your degree.


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* All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, Reservists, and military families, (parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents) are eligible for the Preferred Military Rate of $250/credit hour for undergraduate and $290/credit hour for master’s-level courses. The Preferred Military Rate, which is applied automatically, supersedes all other university grants and special rates, and cannot be combined with any other special promotions.

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All U.S. active-duty servicemembers, National Guard members, and Reservists are eligible for our Preferred Military Rate, which is $250 per credit hour for undergraduate programs. Military family members, including parents, spouses, legal partners, siblings, and dependents are also eligible for the Preferred Military Rate.

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Why You Should Earn This Bachelor's From AMU

Broad Curriculum

The program provides a solid grounding in the essentials of the discipline: American government, political theory, comparative politics, political parties and interest groups, public policy, and the influence of politics on society and its citizens.

Valuable Outcomes

You’ll be challenged to sharpen your critical thinking, research, writing, and analytical capabilities. Your studies culminate with a capstone experience, conducting academic research in an area of professional interest.

Future-Focused

The program aims to prepare individuals for global citizenship, encouraging an examination of government, economics, and civil society’s relation to contemporary political systems. To focus your studies, you will choose from several concentration options.

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