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Politics & Government Affairs

The School of Professional & Continuing Studies offers classes and programs focused on introducing students to managing political campaigns, organizing grassroots efforts toward political advocacy and understanding the history and functions of government and politics.

Our classes and programs cover such topics as managing a political campaign, organizing grassroots support and understanding Virginia politics at the state and local levels of governing.

Specialty Programs

We offer the Political Campaign Management and Grassroots Lobbying & Advocacy professional certificate programs prepare organizers, activists, and operatives to manage political campaigns and grassroots advocacy efforts.


Virginia Government and Politics covers the structures, operation, unique political history and some of the historic figures that helped shape the modern Commonwealth. The class will be conducted through a combination of weekly video lectures and a weekly virtual meetings.

No session is currently available for registration

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