Choose your path to a degree in government
At SFA, you can choose a variety of government degree programs based on your academic and career interests. If your passion is political science, you can choose a Bachelor of Science or a Bachelor of Arts. Interested in criminal justice? You can pursue a bachelor’s degree with a specialization in corrections, law enforcement or legal assistant.
Whichever major you choose, you can select a minor in any of the other major subject areas to give you a well-rounded academic foundation. We also offer a pre-law minor and the unique option of a five-year combined undergraduate/graduate degree in three major subjects to fast-track your education and career.
Degrees and areas of study offered
The Department of Government awards the following degrees:
Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts
- Political science (major/minor)
- Public administration (major/minor)
- Criminal justice (major/minor)
- Pre-law (minor)
Master of Public Administration
Five-year dual degrees
- Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in criminal justice/Master of Public Administration
- Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in political science/Master of Public Administration