About The CPS - Academy of Certified Political Analysts and
Certified Political Scientists
Since 1996, the Academy and Board has been promoting graduate standards for certification in
politics and political analysis. Since our inception with the founding of the Graduate Institute of
Leadership, the Academy has been focused on quality assurance with accredited education, exams, assessment,
education, ethics, and continuing education. Further, applicants must have the necessary experience in
research and publications in the area of public policy and political analysis.
Individuals who desire board certification, may apply to the Academy and petition for
membership, certification and fellow status.
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