Bachelor of Science: Public Management and Policy

Major Overview

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The Public Management and Policy major prepares students for managerial and administrative positions in local, state or federal government agencies 
and nonprofit agencies. This major also prepares students for graduate study in law, specialized planning and public administrative fields. Students learn core skills sets such as leadership and ethics, public and nonprofit management, and formation of public policy.

Students are responsible for reviewing their UA degree requirements through their individual Advisement Report found on UAccess Student Center.

Transfer from Pima Community College to UA

Internship Requirement

Public Management & Policy majors are required to complete an internship as part of their major. Learn more about the internship process at the SGPP Internships page.

Public Management and Policy Courses

Students may take courses in the following areas:

  • Law & Public Policy
  • Bureaucracy, Politics, & Policy
  • Intelligence & U.S. National Security
  • Environmental Policy
  • The U.S. Health Care System & Health Care Policy

For official degree requirements, visit the UA General Catalog