Politics and International Relations, B.A. | Messiah University | Mechanicsburg, United States
B.A. On Campus

Politics and International Relations

48 months
38550 USD/year
38550 USD/year
Tuition fee
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As a Politics and International Relations major at Messiah College, a top-ranked Pennsylvania Christian college, you’ll immerse yourself among students and faculty who are energized by some of the same things that energize you: political campaigns, elections, diplomacy, international affairs, public health, immigration, the environment and race relations. 


Politics and International Relations at Messiah College

The politics and international relations major offers a strong academic program that will make you competitive in the job or grad school market. While you might typically think of political science as preparation for a career in public office, we see it as discipline that thoroughly prepares you to enter a wide variety of fields including government, business, education, communication, law and many others.

Career options for politics and international relations majors

  • Policy advisor
  • Activist
  • Public affairs officer
  • Government relations specialist
  • Campaign manager 
  • Lobbyist
  • State or federal legislator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • American Government
  • History of Political Thought
  • International Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


123 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Applicants must have graduated from an accredited senior high school or the equivalent. Course units from grades nine through twelve should include the following:

  • 4 units in academic English
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic mathematics
  • at least 2 units (preferably 3 or more) in academic natural science
  • 2 or more units in academic social studies
  • 2 or more units in foreign language
  • 4 units in additional electives.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    38550 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38550 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Mechanicsburg

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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