Prospective Students

Interested in pursuing a career in politics, government, nonprofit management, public policy, or criminal justice? SGPP is the place for you!


The School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona will prepare your for leadership positions in the public, government, and nonprofit sectors. Our school combines robust curriculum, outstanding faculty, and internship opportunities to foster critical thinking and strong leadership skills among students. Our alumni include campaign managers, police sergeants, city managers, DEA special agents, and many more! 

We offer four majors:

Want to Know More?

All prospective students can schedule an appointment to meet with SGPP Undergraduate Program Coordinator, Sabryna Jaimez,, for more information about our programs and student opportunities.

Ready to join SGPP?

Follow the instructions on how to declare your major.

We look forward to meeting with you!

UA Admissions

Complete information about undergraduate admission to the University of Arizona including requirements and application procedures can be found at the Go to Undergraduate Admissions website. This includes specific information for freshmen and transfer students, answers to frequently asked questions, and the online admissions application. 

If you are transferring from another institution and plan on majoring in Law, Criminal Justice Studies, Political Science, or Public Management and Policy, please visit our Transfer Students page.

Apply to the UA!