Academics

 
Do you want to put your passion to work and have a career in making a difference?
 
The school of Public Policy offers courses and academic programing which encompass a wide array of policy topics. The curriculum enables students to develop an understanding of how to make a positive difference in the most challenging problems facing our world today. 
 
A major in Public Policy enables students to understand how to make a positive difference in the most challenging problems facing our world today.
 
The goals of the Public Policy major are to produce:
 
1. Individuals who better understand themselves and the world they live in through a focused, coordinated study of the major policy-related disciplines.
 
2. Citizens who are adept at promoting better public outcomes both by understanding public policy problems from an inter-disciplinary, multi-sector, multi-constituency perspective and by leading institutional and policy change.
 
3. Graduates who can easily find meaningful employment, and are well prepared to enter numerous graduate and professional programs, due to their strong multi-sector, interdisciplinary, analytical, problem-solving, and leadership abilities.