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9 Bachelor Programs in Public Policy

Successful completion of a bachelor’s program can open up many opportunities, both educationally and professionally. It paves the way for entry into graduate programs and prepares professionals for further advancement in their career. Many of these programs prepare students to move directly into the careers of their choice. What is a Bachelor in Public Policy? What topics are covered in this… Read more

Successful completion of a bachelor’s program can open up many opportunities, both educationally and professionally. It paves the way for entry into graduate programs and prepares professionals for further advancement in their career. Many of these programs prepare students to move directly into the careers of their choice.

What is a Bachelor in Public Policy? What topics are covered in this program? Students gain an understanding of the analytical skills used within an area of substantive policy issues. Students learn to apply those skills in political, social, and also cultural settings that affect public policies. Courses may include environmental policy, global political economies, urban planning and policy, energy policies, information and communication, and politics and public policy. 

Students who participate in this program benefit as they develop a clear understanding of what public policy is and how the policy process works. They are encouraged to view contemporary public policies from a number of different perspectives. As students are introduced to methodologies and additional areas of public policy, they come into contact with professionals who will continue to be a resource after graduation.

The costs of enrolling in the program differ from school to school. This is especially true for schools located across international borders. If you are interested in obtaining information about tuition and fees, contact the schools directly.

Graduates find jobs in a number of different environments. Some of these positions include national security, international service, foreign affairs, political consulting, government offices, and staff positions with a number of different organizations. Job titles may include Government Administrator, Non-Profit Managers, Legislative Staff, Policy Analyst, and Strategic Planner. The diverse opportunities within the program allow graduates to focus on their career before they complete their studies.

If you are interested in entering the dynamic and influential world of public policy, take a look at some of the educational possibilities available through the program listing. Use the lead forms to get more information. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Erasmus University Rotterdam - Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
Rotterdam, Netherlands

This Bachelor’s programme has interfaces with Public Administration and Sociology and is divided into eight successive 5-week periods. In each period, you take one course that ... +

This Bachelor’s programme has interfaces with Public Administration and Sociology and is divided into eight successive 5-week periods. In each period, you take one course that focuses on a specific subject. You will, for example, take courses that focus on globalisation, public policy, leadership and HRM, international migration, network governance and international development issues. -
Bachelor
Full-time
3 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
City University of Hong Kong
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong

PPP will give you the essential analytical, communication, and leadership skills to prepare you for a successful career in a wide range of public and private sector jobs. Subs ... +

PPP will give you the essential analytical, communication, and leadership skills to prepare you for a successful career in a wide range of public and private sector jobs. Substantial training and practice opportunities will be provided in various learning modes to build up your professional skills, competence and confidence. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Chicago, USA

In 2018, the Education Advisory Board (EAB) ranked Public Policy as the 15th most valuable major out of 162 degrees. Researchers evaluated majors based on graduates’ unemploym ... +

In 2018, the Education Advisory Board (EAB) ranked Public Policy as the 15th most valuable major out of 162 degrees. Researchers evaluated majors based on graduates’ unemployment rate, average salary, and the number of graduates with a post-secondary degree. Out of the top 15, Public Policy is the only social science major listed. -
BA
Full-time
4 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 
Carleton University Undergraduate
Ottawa, Canada

As a student in the Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management program (BPAPM), you will examine a wide variety of issues facing society today, as well as institutional ... +

As a student in the Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management program (BPAPM), you will examine a wide variety of issues facing society today, as well as institutional challenges, and develop the necessary skills and knowledge to address them. -
Bachelor
Full-time
4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universitas Gadjah Mada
Yogyakarta, Indonesia

International Undergraduate Program in Public Policy and Management (IUP PPM) is the first public policy and management program in Indonesia that has been accredited by AUN (A ... +

International Undergraduate Program in Public Policy and Management (IUP PPM) is the first public policy and management program in Indonesia that has been accredited by AUN (Asean University Network) at Program Level under the umbrella of ASEAN-QA. It reaffirms the quality of education we are providing, not only in Indonesia but also in ASEAN standards. -
Bachelor
Full-time
7 - 8 semesters
English
Campus
 
Utica College Online
Utica, USA

With the online BS in Criminal Justice specialized in Cyber Criminology and Policy, you'll gain experience in the technology programs and tools used to prevent and detect the ... +

With the online BS in Criminal Justice specialized in Cyber Criminology and Policy, you'll gain experience in the technology programs and tools used to prevent and detect the occurrence of fraud in face-to-face transactions, e-commerce, and e-business. -
BSc
Part-time
3 years
English
Online
 
UPES
Dehradun, India

BA Public Policy and Administration

BA Public Policy and Administration -
BA
Jul 2020
 
RIT Kosovo™
Prishtina, Kosovo +1 More

This concentration provides students with a clear understanding of public policy, the policy process, and policy analysis. Students have the opportunity to develop perspective ... +

This concentration provides students with a clear understanding of public policy, the policy process, and policy analysis. Students have the opportunity to develop perspectives on a variety of contemporary public policy issues -
Bachelor
Full-time
2 - 4 years
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Dillard University
New Orleans, USA

The major in urban studies and public policy is designed to prepare students for careers in public service or private corporations involved in public issues. Career paths incl ... +

The major in urban studies and public policy is designed to prepare students for careers in public service or private corporations involved in public issues. Career paths include government, law, city planning, non-profit management and public policy analysis. The curriculum explores urban issues in real estate development, transportation, land use and housing that focuses on finding solutions to inner-city problems such as unemployment, poverty, and crime. -
BSc
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 

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