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    Watts College features some of the best schools in the nation

    Watts College has the #2 ranked school of criminal justice in the nation, as well as top rated programs in public affairs and social work.

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  • Watts College features some of the best schools in the nation

    Watts College has the #2 ranked school of criminal justice in the nation, as well as top rated programs in public affairs and social work.

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Persue a Degree in Public Service

October 7, 2020
Updated April 27, 2021

Our Initial Plan to Advance an Anti-Racist Watts College

Our Watts College community remains deeply concerned about our faculty, staff and students of color. The killing of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor and the shooting of Jacob Blake are tragedies that underscore the need to grapple with the ever-present legacy of racism, white supremacy and discrimination in our nation. The violence against Black and Indigenous communities must end. We mobilize now with a renewed sense of urgency to advance racial justice in our local communities and the nation. We stand in solidarity with our Black faculty, staff and students and affirm that Black Lives Matter.   Continue reading...

Research at Watts College

The Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions leads the university in the production of research that has system-wide and largescale impact on a myriad of social, behavioral, economic, and political challenges. Through rigorous applied research, we are developing solutions with the potential to better our response to pressing issues and positively impact our communities locally, nationally and globally.

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About the Watts

The Watts College name reflects a generous gift made by Mike and Cindy Watts as an investment in our diverse and mission-driven student body who do not wait to graduate until they make a difference in the communities that they serve.

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