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M.A. in Government with a concentration in Political Theory

Online or On-Campus Certificate

The Master of Arts in Government with a concentration in Political Theory is offered online and on campus through the Robertson School of Government to students seeking to study the history of political thought. You’ll gain a solid foundation in research methods, American politics, international relations and Christian foundations of government. Then, build your expertise in political theorizing as you explore thinkers such as Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, Luther, Marx and many others, and reflect on how government ought to function.

  • Develop and enhance your key analytical and critical-reasoning skills relative to current issues related to government.
  • Explore religion and politics, biblical law, Islamic political thought and Anglo-American constitutionalism.
  • Learn from teacher scholars, including former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, former Chief of Naval Operations Vernon Clark, and a former USAID assistant administrator.

Career Opportunities:

  • Think Tank Analyst
  • Writer/Researcher
  • High School Teacher
  • Community College Instructor

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