Public Policy and Administration Major and Minor
The Public Policy and Administration program trains students for professional level work in government and nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Particular strengths in this program include personnel policy and a practicum experience.
For information about the major, review the WOU Catalog and 4-year plan.
For information about the Public Policy & Administration minor, review the WOU Catalog and 4-year plan.
For information about the General Education requirements, information is available at https://wou.edu/gened/.
Faculty: Mark Henkels, Earlene Camarillo
Prepares students for employment in government, non-profit organizations, and in businesses connected to the public sector. Faculty teaching, service and research promote efficient, effective, and just public service and policies.
1. Analyze issues in public administration and policy.
2. Analyze the administrative context, politics and practical implications of public choices.
3. Demonstrate skills in research, administration, public outreach, advocacy and leadership.