Undergraduate: Public Policy

What Can You Do With A Undergraduate Degree in Public Policy?

Information and Options for Public Policy


Public Policy Related Skills

  • Research
  • Program Development and Planning
  • Budget and Financial Skills
  • Data Analysis
  • Current Events Knowledge
  • Evaluation of Ideas
  • Fundraising
  • Innovation and Creativity
  • Presentation & Public Speaking
  • Public Sector Knowledge
  • Summarizing Results
  • Time Management
  • Understanding Group Dynamics
  • Administrative Processes
  • Understanding of Legal System
  • Cultural Awareness
  • Government Agencies Operation
  • Marketing Knowledge
  • Nonprofit Sector Knowledge
  • Project Management/Planning
  • Writing
  • Understanding Personal Dynamics
  • Grant Writing and Knowledge
  • Human Resource Management
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Knowledge of Community Resources
  • Leadership Demonstration
  • Comfortable Using Technology
  • Organizational Design Knowledge
  • Staff Development
  • Collecting & Examining Data
  • Conflict Resolution

Related Entry-Level Career Titles

  • Advocate
  • Attorney
  • Policy Adviser
  • Policy Analyst
  • Policy Director
  • Community Planner
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Congressional Committee Staffer
  • National Campaigns Coordinator
  • Community Organizer
  • Professor
  • Administrative Fiscal Officer
  • Citizen Outreach Coordinator
  • Community Development Officer
  • Government Official
  • Grant Writer
  • Labor Relations Representative
  • Nonprofit Administrator
  • Rural Development Officer
  • Social Science Analyst
  • Lobbyist

Employers of Public Policy Majors

  • Nonprofit Organizations
  • Federal, State, & Local Government
  • Advertising and Marketing Firms
  • Advocacy Groups
  • Colleges and Universities
  • Community Organizations
  • Community Service Agencies
  • Consulting Organizations
  • Cultural Centers
  • Historical Societies/Museums
  • International Organizations
  • Nature Centers
  • Zoos & Aquariums
  • Healthcare/Hospitals
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Public Housing Agencies
  • Retirement Homes
  • Social Services Organizations
  • Private Foundations
  • Professional Associations
  • Public and Private Schools
  • Public Opinion Research Polls
  • Public Policy Think Tanks
  • Religious Service Organizations
  • Research Institutes
  • Urban and City Planning Offices

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