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Online Programs in Political Science

To be an informed citizen, you must be equipped with the knowledge and skill to critically examine political systems and power. American Military University offers this opportunity through a variety of online degrees and certificates. These programs thoroughly examine various facets of politics, governance, policy, and administration. Some programs have a practitioner focus, designed to prepare leaders for hands-on engagement in the discipline.


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Our roots are in the military, but we are open to all. Here’s why 135,000+ have chosen AMU.

Relevant

Get career-relevant knowledge from faculty who bring their experience from government, Fortune 500 companies, healthcare, defense agencies, technology firms, and the military.

Convenient

Our online courses feature weekly class schedules with no set login times. Our mobile app expands your access.

Flexible

Classes start every month with mostly 8-week formats, so you can begin on your schedule.

Efficient

Finish faster and save. We are committed to awarding you as much transfer credit as possible for military service, previous academic coursework, and job experience.

Accredited

Part of American Public University System, accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), an institutional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

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All students have access to our advisors who are available seven days a week, as well as our robust catalog of mental health resources, including TalkCampus, a real-time, professionally monitored peer support app.

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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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Your tuition will be $350/credit hour for undergraduate courses. Request information to learn how you can save on tuition with one of our special rates or grants.

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Your tuition will be $455/credit hour for master's and graduate certificate courses. Request information to learn how you can save on tuition with one of our special rates or grants.

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We provide no-cost ebooks for all undergraduate, doctoral, and Preferred Military Rate-eligible master’s-level students.

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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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