Public Policy (M.A.P.P.) - Policy Studies

Public Policy (M.A.P.P.) - Policy Studies

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2019 through summer 2020. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Core Courses
PPOG 500Introduction to Writing, Research and Turabian3
PPOG 502Economics and Public Policy3
PPOG 503Political Philosophy3
PPOG 504Leadership, Statesmanship, and Governance 13
PPOG 506Introduction to Geopolitics and International Diplomacy 13
PPOL 501Foundations of American Governance: An Introduction to Public Policy3
PPOL 505Applied Public Policy Research Methods 13
Policy Studies Cognate
PPOG 530Domestic Policy3
PPOG 540Foreign Policy3
PADM 550Public Policy Analysis3
Thesis or Elective Courses 2,3
PPOG 689Thesis Proposal & Research 4,53
PPOG 690Thesis Defense3
Total Hours36

All applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 36 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 3.0 GPA
  • No more than two grades of C may be applied to the degree (includes grades of C+ & C-)
  • No grade of D or below may be applied to the degree (includes grades of D+ & D-)
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student’s anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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