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Political Science, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
San Diego, CA, United States| Online
Prepare for careers in federal, state, and local governments; law, business, and international organizations; nonprofit associations and organizations; campaign management, electoral politics, and polling; journalism; and research and teaching with the Bachelor of Arts in Political Science at the National University.
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Overview

Why to study

This program applies a systematic and rigorous study to politics and government in order to help you understand how societies use public authority to address collective problems. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science program at the National University will equip you with specialized research and analytical skills along with problem-solving techniques to position you as a valuable member of a leadership team that effectively addresses public issues.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • In the program you’ll study social, economic, and political life, both nationally and globally.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    70

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  • Minimum required score:

    525

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General Requirements

All entering undergraduate students without prior college level English and/or Math courses must take the ACCUPLACER mathematics and English evaluation as part of the admissions process. The results of the evaluation are printed immediately and a copy is provided to the student. Read more about Placement by Evaluation. The ACCUPLACER may be taken once at no charge. Subsequent examinations can be repeated after 14 days for a $5 fee. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    370 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 370 USD per module and a duration of 48 months.
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Cost per Quarter Unit - $370

Living costs for San Diego

  • 1400 - 2460 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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