School of Public Affairs

  • Winter Institute emcees
  • Anna Furth
  • Study group

School of Public Affairs

The School of Public Affairs prepares students to become contributing members of their local, regional, national and global communities through instruction, research and community outreach.

We approach public policy using a wider lens than other universities. In addition to the political science-based interpretation of public policy, we integrate other disciplines and fields that directly contribute to the management of the public interest.

We are able to adopt this approach because of our excellent faculty. Our professors have distinguished track records and share the common goal of producing graduates who go on to have successful careers in the private, public and nonprofit sectors.

Highlights and Opportunities

  • Register for Fall 2021

    We are excited to welcome everyone back in August. Register for your fall classes today!

  • Costa Rica

    Enjoy a short-term study abroad in beautiful Costa Rica during winter break with Dr. Mikhail Blinnikov.

    Apply by Oct. 1.

  • Winter Break in Austria

    Immerse yourself in diplomacy over winter break and learn about the workings of the United Nations in Austria.

    See Dr. Linda Butenhoff with questions. Apply by Oct. 1.