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Department of Public & Environmental Affairs

What's Unique About Public Administration at UWGB?

  • EXPERTISE. The faculty is strong and actively engaged in the professional field of Public Administration, keeping them up-to-date on all the current topics and trends within the field. Students benefit greatly from a faculty that is highly committed to their field.
  • DISTINCTIVE. As a student in this program, you have the opportunity to study Public Administration as an undergraduate major. Other programs across the country typically only offer this type of program as a master’s degree.
  • PREPARATION. Public Administration is a semi-professional program, meaning that it gives students preparation and specific training for careers after graduation. The program is career-oriented, rather than just giving the students theoretical or general knowledge about subject matter.
  • SUCCESS. Public Administration also gives the students the skills and abilities needed for career success immediately after graduation.
  • GROWTH. The number of students in this major is steadily rising, owing to the growing popularity of the program.
  • EDUCATION. The mix of interdisciplinary and disciplinary focus gives students a diverse set of courses to complete, which provides a broader education and ultimately better prepares students for employment.
  • OPPORTUNITY. Internships, special topics courses, and/or applied research projects are available for every student. Internships are especially encouraged. These are generally short-term positions with local governments or agencies (usually non-paid) where students carry out projects related to their academic interests and skills. In addition to obtaining valuable experience, students enhance their opportunities for future employment and graduate school.

What's Unique About Environmental Policy and Planning at UWGB?

  • PREPARATION. Environmental Policy & Planning is a semi-professional program, meaning that it gives students preparation and specific training for careers after graduation. The program is career-oriented, rather than just giving the students pure knowledge about subject matter.
  • SUCCESS. Environmental Policy and Planning also gives the students the skills and abilities needed for career success immediately after graduation.
  • GROWTH. The number of students in this major has been steady. The popularity of the field continues to be important to our society.
  • EDUCATION. The mix of interdisciplinary and disciplinary focus gives students a diverse set of courses to complete, which provides a broader education and ultimately a better preparation for employment.
  • OPPORTUNITY. Internships, special topics courses, and/or applied research projects are available for every student. Internships are especially encouraged. These are generally short-term positions with local governments or agencies (usually non-paid) where students carry out projects related to their academic interests and skills. In addition to obtaining valuable experience, students enhance their opportunities for future employment and graduate school.