Declare your independence with your online Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Government degree from Ashford University. Demonstrate your understanding of political relationships and how our complex institutions work. Political scientists measure the effectiveness of government policies by examining factors like stability, justice, economic growth, and peace. If you have aspirations to work in or further study public service or the non-profit sector, you will find that political science makes a great undergraduate subject to prepare for an advanced degree. Your online courses provide a systematic study that focuses on political behavior, power and authority, policy development, international relations, and conflict resolution.