Regent University

Robertson School of Government

Political Theory


1000 Regent University Drive

Virginia Beach, VA 23464

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Political Theory

Format: Online

Program Description:

The study of political theory involves reflection on the nature and ends of government, including the principles underlying government practice and deliberation on how government ought to function. Political theory also involves a systematic study of the history of political thought, including coursework focusing on philosophers such as Plato, Aristotle, St. Augustine, St. Thomas Aquinas, Martin Luther, John Calvin, John Locke, and Adam Smith. The Political Theory concentration provides a significant foundation for students interested in pursuing further scholarship and research opportunities.


Regent University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: A variety of loans are offered to help assist qualified students.

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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