Online Bachelor of Science in Public Service & Public Policy
The online Bachelor of Science in public service and public policy prepares you for careers that transform government, nonprofit organizations, and policy at all levels.
Next start date: 08/19/2021
Total classes: 40
Weeks per class: 7.5
Total credit hours: 120
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Through subjects like public policy, public leadership and management, you will explore the challenges of management and leadership within public organizations and understand the processes associated with policy development. You’ll examine practical solutions to problems within the public sector and look at public administration, public service and policy from a professional standpoint. You will learn from award-winning faculty who are leading scholars of public administration as well as practitioners who teach from their rich experience.
With a BS in public service and public policy, you will be empowered to create change in the public service sector through careers in all levels of government and nonprofit organizations. Potential careers include city management, arts and culture administration, community outreach, parks and recreation management, legislative positions and lobbying.
You are considered a freshman for application purposes if you have not attended college at all, or have fewer than 12 transferable credit hours (with a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA).
Nationally recognized public service programs
The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions is a comprehensive public service college dedicated to addressing social problems through teaching, research and service. Our public service programs, from public policy, to social work, to criminal justice, to emergency management, are designed to help prepare our diverse student body to make a difference in the community.
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