Online Political Science Degree

EKU’s 100% online bachelor’s degree in political science provides the critical skills needed to assume a variety of roles within political and governmental institutions.  Our program provides an advanced understanding of U.S. and global politics and enables graduates to influence decision making by applying proven theory to real-world problems. Our online political science degree also prepares students for a number of graduate and professional school programs including law, public administration, state and federal government, business and homeland security.

At A Glance

100% online
Credit hours:
Bachelor’s- 120 hours
$400 per credit hour
Career options
  • Local, state and federal government agencies
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Law
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Community and economic development

What sets our program apart?

There is nothing distant about our distance education model. Our online political science program can be tailored to your career goals and offers you the benefits of a personalized graduation plan that fits your life, courses that start every 8 weeks, and the ability to study any time, from anywhere.

  • Our expert faculty provide interactive feedback and a collaborative approach to learning
  • Dedicated academic advisors and individualized course mapping

When you enroll in the EKU Online political science bachelor’s program, you are on a defined path to success and poised to transform your career.

Why choose EKU?

EKU is a regionally-accredited, brick-and-mortar institution that is ranked among the nation's best colleges and has been educating students for more than a century. Eastern has received numerous honors, including being named one of the best online colleges in the nation and one of the most veteran friendly campuses.

Why earn an online degree?

Options. Earning a degree provides you with more options and avenues for achieving success in your career and personal life. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, individuals who have a bachelor’s degree earn nearly twice as much as those who do not have a degree. Degree holders also experience lower unemployment rates.