Certificate in American Government


Students have the option of earning a Certificate in American Government by completing five courses for the American government courses listed below.


List of American Government Courses:

  • Congress
  • Presidency
  • Constitutional Interpretation
  • Public Policy
  • National Security Policy
  • Urban Politics and Government
  • Party Politics
  • Political Communication
  • Cyberpolitics
  • Political Reform
  • Comparative Constitutionalism
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Public Opinion
  • US Intelligence


Students applying for a certificate should submit:

  • Two official undergraduate transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Statement explaining their reasons for applying
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Our Graduate Open House is October 23. Register today!

Katie Schneider
Senior Administrative Assistant
Department of Political Science
Villanova University
Villanova, PA 19085-1699
Phone: 610.519.4710
Fax: 610.519.7487