Get your B.S. in Public Management and Policy

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About the Major

Study how public and nonprofit organizations are managed, financed, and organized, and how public policies are made and implemented at the local, state, and federal levels.

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Learn about leadership and ethics

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Understand public and nonprofit management

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Explore the formation of public policy


You will be prepared for managerial and administrative positions in local, state, or federal government agencies and nonprofit agencies.

  • Public administrator
  • Policy analyst
  • Budget coordinator
  • Executive or legislative assistant
  • Environmental policy analyst
  • Health care administrator


Sample courses include:

  • PA 206: Public Policy and Administration
  • PA 330: Ethics for the Public Administrator
  • PA 406: Bureaucracy, Politics, and Policy
  • PA 470: Public Organizational Management
  • PA 431: The US Health Care System and Health Care Policy
  • PA 481: Environmental Policy

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Get in touch with an SBS advisor:

Christopher Cruz

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