Return to: 2130 Department of Public Management and Policy
This is the most general of the three minors offered in PMAP. A public policy minor can work as a city manager, community relations specialist, local or regional planner, policy analyst, environmental resource specialist, human resource manager, journalist, politician or campaign strategist, volunteer coordinator, nonprofit leader, or in many other exciting careers that make a difference. The minor allows students to select from public administration and leadership courses that will complement their major and their chosen career path, thereby opening doors into the public sector and broadening your employment opportunities beyond private (for profit) industry. Students wishing to minor in public policy should take 15 semester hours which much include 3 credit hours of required course and 12 additional credit hours from a list of pre-approved courses. The 12 additional credit hours of PMAP courses should be taken at the 3000 level or above. Students are strongly encouranged to complete PMAP 4941 (Internship) as part of their minor.