College of Arts and Sciences
Public Affairs

Careers

  • "I chose the public affairs major because I wanted to learn more about the inner workings of public and nonprofit organizations." - Public Affairs student

    The Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs prepares students for a multitude of professional paths and a lifetime of learning. The focus of this major is on developing students for careers in public service including government and nonprofit organizations. Some of the career areas include:

    • City management
    • Community Relations
    • Education administration
    • Urban planning and design
    • Public health administration
    • Law enforcement
    • Economic Development Planner
    • Legislative research, lobbying, analysis
    • Elected office
    • Program Manager
    • Political campaign management
    • Human resources
    • Management Consultant
    • Intergovernmental Relations Officer
    • Economic development
    • And many more!