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    Feb 23, 2024  
American University Catalog 2023-2024 
American University Catalog 2023-2024

Politics, Policy and Law (Undergraduate Certificate)

Administered jointly by the Department of Government  and the Department of Justice, Law and Criminology , School of Public Affairs , this certificate is associated with the Politics, Policy and Law Scholars program (PPL), a rigorous three-year Bachelor of Arts program designed to prepare highly motivated students for successful careers in politics, policy, and law.

Admission to the Program

New first-year students are admitted through the university’s Admissions Office. Due to the intensive cohort-based nature of the program, it is not possible to transfer into the certificate program.

Certificate Requirements

Course Requirements