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61 Bachelor of Arts Programs in Political Science

A Bachelor of Arts is an undergraduate degree in one of the many areas of study related to languages, liberal arts, and social sciences. Achieved through a combination of lectures and independent research, these degrees often provide a good overview of the subject matter and introduce important skills and topics that students can further refine though postgraduate work or use in a wide variety of… Read more

A Bachelor of Arts is an undergraduate degree in one of the many areas of study related to languages, liberal arts, and social sciences. Achieved through a combination of lectures and independent research, these degrees often provide a good overview of the subject matter and introduce important skills and topics that students can further refine though postgraduate work or use in a wide variety of careers.

To answer the question of what is a BA in Political Science, students must first understand what is encompassed in the field. Political science is the study of important political issues of the day, as well as research into policy-making and major political trends and movements. The field requires a fair amount of statistical analysis, awareness of world events, and research into the history of political movements.

A BA in Political Science varies in cost depending on what school you choose to attend. However, the program generally takes between three and five years to complete. Total costs should be estimated with this number in mind.

Many individuals who go into politics, public policy, or lobbying work begin with a BA in Political Science. There are also jobs available in analysis or research for those who also want to get a solid background in statistics. There are jobs available in the public, private, and non-profit sector. However, it is important to note that many high-level positions require a postgraduate degree, to be completed after acquiring a bachelor’s degree.

Many institutions around the world offer a bachelor’s in political science program with the opportunity for students to get their degree online. Online study means that location is not an issue in finding the program that is right for you. It is also a good choice for students with busy schedules who can’t always get to regular classroom lectures. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Franklin University Switzerland
Sorengo, Switzerland

From Aristotle and Plato to Machiavelli and Aquinas, to modern analysts and statesmen, political scientists have been concerned with issues of power, governance, public policy ... +

From Aristotle and Plato to Machiavelli and Aquinas, to modern analysts and statesmen, political scientists have been concerned with issues of power, governance, public policy, social behavior and interactions among nation-states, among many others. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University
Kraków, Poland

3-year BA programme taught in English offers you a great opportunity to gain excellent academic experience studying in one of the best Polish universities multiplied by practi ... +

3-year BA programme taught in English offers you a great opportunity to gain excellent academic experience studying in one of the best Polish universities multiplied by practical knowledge and innovative approach to education. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Sabanci University
Istanbul, Turkey

The Political Science degree program aims to provide students with a scientific understanding of social phenomena that would enable them to uncover the roots of common percept ... +

The Political Science degree program aims to provide students with a scientific understanding of social phenomena that would enable them to uncover the roots of common perceptions and practices, challenge them when necessary, and come up with policy proposals when possible. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
30 Jul 2020
Campus
 
Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, USA

Political Science is central to an understanding of all basic social issues and is one of the most popular liberal arts majors. A political science education gives people the ... +

Political Science is central to an understanding of all basic social issues and is one of the most popular liberal arts majors. A political science education gives people the ability to understand the workings of politics and the way it impacts the lives of all of us. A major in this field helps students develop skills of understanding and analysis, and builds competence in oral and written expression. Graduates go on to careers in law, business, journalism, teaching, and government. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
15 Jul 2020
Campus
 
United Arab Emirates University - Undergraduate Programs
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

The program offers students a quality education that provides them with the required knowledge and skills to lead them to exciting careers in federal and local government, res ... +

The program offers students a quality education that provides them with the required knowledge and skills to lead them to exciting careers in federal and local government, research centers, international organizations, and media, or to pursue graduate studies in political science. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
23 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, USA

This bachelor's degree prepares students to examine "truths," precedents, and proposals through critical thinking and provides exposure to great thinkers and practitioners. Th ... +

This bachelor's degree prepares students to examine "truths," precedents, and proposals through critical thinking and provides exposure to great thinkers and practitioners. This major pulls from three challenging disciplines and illuminates them with the lights of history, logic, and math/economics. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The International University in Geneva
Geneva, Switzerland

Become a specialist in international relations and pursue a decision making a career in international organizations, diplomatic services, corporate business, and non-profit or ... +

Become a specialist in international relations and pursue a decision making a career in international organizations, diplomatic services, corporate business, and non-profit organizations. -
Bachelor BA
Full-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Bay Atlantic University - Washington, D.C.
Washington, USA

BAU’s Political Science & International Relations Program adopts a global vision to support research and teaching within a multi-cultural environment based on respect for ... +

BAU’s Political Science & International Relations Program adopts a global vision to support research and teaching within a multi-cultural environment based on respect for human dignity, universal human rights and freedoms for all men and women regardless of race, color, creed or religion. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
May 2020
Campus
 
John Cabot University
Rome, Italy

The curriculum of the BA in Political Science has traditional strengths in the behavioral and historical study of American, European, and international institutional politics, ... +

The curriculum of the BA in Political Science has traditional strengths in the behavioral and historical study of American, European, and international institutional politics, as well as global public policy, human rights, peace and conflict studies, and global political theory. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Wartburg College
Waverly, USA

A political science major offers preparation for a career or further education in public policy-making, law, urban planning, international commerce, diplomatic service, and po ... +

A political science major offers preparation for a career or further education in public policy-making, law, urban planning, international commerce, diplomatic service, and political campaigns. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Khazar University
Baku, Azerbaijan

This Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (BA) program provides students with an overview of the main lines of thought in political parties, democracy, political culture, etc ... +

This Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (BA) program provides students with an overview of the main lines of thought in political parties, democracy, political culture, etc. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Richmond The American International University in London
Richmond, United Kingdom

Political Science degree provides students with knowledge in three core areas of Political Science: political thought, political systems and public policy. Political Science i ... +

Political Science degree provides students with knowledge in three core areas of Political Science: political thought, political systems and public policy. Political Science is taught using a range of methods which reflect the international student body, whilst making the best use of emerging technologies. -
BA
Full-time
3 - 4 years
English
Campus
 
Whittier College
Whittier, USA

The Department of Political Science at Whittier College hopes to develop wisdom in its own majors and all students so that they may be effective participants in the political ... +

The Department of Political Science at Whittier College hopes to develop wisdom in its own majors and all students so that they may be effective participants in the political world, whether as practitioners of politics or as citizens in their community. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Wroclaw
Wrocław, Poland

The Institute of Political Science at the University of Wrocław is one of the biggest and the most dynamic centers of political science research in Poland. Since 2008 the Inst ... +

The Institute of Political Science at the University of Wrocław is one of the biggest and the most dynamic centers of political science research in Poland. Since 2008 the Institute has developed also curricula in English. Both international and Polish candidates can join the study program and obtain the title of Bachelor or Master in Political Science. -
BA
Full-time
3 years
English
01 Oct 2020
15 Aug 2020
Campus
 
American University In the Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The specialization of the BA in Security and Strategic Studies, in Crisis Management Communication, assures learning of and about crisis situations, management of crises and c ... +

The specialization of the BA in Security and Strategic Studies, in Crisis Management Communication, assures learning of and about crisis situations, management of crises and communication effectiveness skills, in a constantly challenging environment. The Program’s specialization is tailored to meet the needs of the GCC and the Middle East, in line with the UAE vision on security resilience, taking into account multidisciplinary approaches to crisis management communication actions and actors. -
BA
4 years
English
Campus
 

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