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Department of Public & Environmental Affairs

What Skills & Abilities Are Gained With a Major in Public Administration?

  • GET ACQUAINTED. Students develop proficiency in public policy analysis, policy development and implementation, organizational management and leadership, budgeting, and governmental processes.
  • BEYOND THE BOOKS. All Public Administration majors engage in both theoretical and applied studies. Students are encouraged to gain these experiences through independent study, applied research projects, and the internship program administered by the department.

What Skills & Abilities Are Gained With a Major in Environmental Policy and Planning?

A major in Environmental Policy & Planning develops knowledge and skills in the environmental sciences; planning and decision-making; social, economic and political processes; and the analytic capacities to participate in the processes which will shape environmental quality in the future.