This Public Affairs Program is Oriented Toward Practitioners
We assume that you seek a degree that would facilitate entrance into, or promotion within, the public or private sector. It is also viewed primarily as a terminal degree. After completion, graduates possess the needed background and skills to assume positions as public administrators at local, state, national, and international levels.
Your IUP interdisciplinary graduate degree in public affairs will differentiate you as a critical thinker and skilled analyst of political trends and management techniques. The broad base of knowledge that you acquire will give you an advantage as you seek employment in government, education, business, or interest groups.
Benefits of the MA in Public Affairs Program
Schedule evening classes to accommodate your work schedule.
Develop a core competence in methodology, and then choose from among six interdisciplinary specializations to further focus your career aspirations:
Criminal justice administration
Planning and regional development
Human services administration
Human resources management
Local government management
International development administration
Earn academic credit while working with a mentor in the workforce who will help you develop a meaningful internship within your field.
About the School
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