Public policy

Public policy

The Public Policy major is designed to prepare students for careers in public service, advocacy, and analysis. It aims at a broad understanding of the goals and problems of public policy, the political process that leads to policy development, and the implementation and evaluation of public policy. The major is valuable preparation for those who intend to engage in research for public agencies, non-profits, or voluntary associations interested in the problems of government. A master's degree program concentrating in public policy is also available for advanced work in preparation for an executive career in these fields.

Uncommon Pursuits.

Graduates in pursue careers in a range of industries, excelling in jobs that demand deep knowledge of international and domestic affairs, governmental systems, community relations, and communication.

Alumni work at:

  • American Cancer Society
  • State of Michigan
  • United States Congress
  • Public Policy Associates
  • United Nations Association of the United States of America
  • General Motors - Aerotek
  • Public Policy Associates

Alumni work as:

  • Business Manager
  • Constituent Relations Representatives
  • Field Campaign Organizers
  • Legal Assistants
  • Process Analysts
  • Regional Field Directors
  • Youth Advocates

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