Earn a political science or global studies degree online

Become a global citizen

Arizona State University’s School of Politics and Global Studies offers degree programs designed to develop global citizens. Delivered through ASU Online, courses focus on how leaders use policy and research to solve the world’s most pressing problems in security and more. Learn how you can gain a global perspective and accomplish your goals from anywhere in the world.

Why choose ASU Online?

Leader in innovation

ASU has been named #1 in innovation for 9 consecutive years by U.S. News & World Report. Find out what makes ASU Online unique.
ASU was named a top 10 university in the U.S. chosen by international students, according to the Institute of International Education, 2022.
ASU Online courses include the same rigorous curriculum, taught by the same renowned faculty who teach on campus.

Are ASU Online programs accredited?

Arizona State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) to deliver all online degree programs through ASU Online. For more information on accreditation, please visit the University Program Review and Accreditation Office.

Note: Students living and/or working outside of the U.S. must confirm with the relevant certifying agency if completing an online degree program at ASU meets the credentialing requirements of the country in which they seek employment.

What students are saying

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ASU Online has changed my opinion of how effective online education can be. I’ve received more tailor-made feedback and instruction during my time in the Master of Arts in global security than in any previous academic experience.
Maddi King
ASU Online student
Master of Arts in global security

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