Public Policy and Administration
This program at WOU is blended with courses in political science, communications, psychology, economics, business administration, criminal justice and sociology. You’ll get to choose an area of concentration with options such as management, human resources, corrections or government, depending on your career goals. You’ll be poised to take a position in leadership after you complete your studies and recommended practicums.
credits required for the Public Policy and Administration major
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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU
Sample four-year degree plan
- Analyze issues in public administration and policy
- Analyze the administrative context, politics and practical implications of public choices
- Demonstrate skills in international and external organizational communication, public outreach and advocacy
- Government administrator
- Policy analyst
- Social worker
- Legislative aide
Public Policy and Administration minor
Like the political science minor, WOU’s Public Policy and Administration minor can prepare students for a career in government or politics as well as help on the path to a law degree. Learn about administrative law and governmental budgeting along with classic subjects such as policy and public administration.