Public Service and Public Policy (Minor)

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The minor program in public service and public policy prepares students for work in government at all levels and in nonprofit organizations through comprehensive coverage of topics in public policy, public leadership and management and urban studies. Students discover the challenges of management, learn how to lead a public organization, and understand the process of policy development.

The minor allows students enrolled in other undergraduate programs at ASU to broaden their educational experiences. The minor has an applied and professional focus which can enhance many other majors, enabling students to be more competitive when seeking a public sector job.

Program Offered

Public Service and Public Policy (Minor)

Offered by
Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions


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Program Requirements

The minor in public service and public policy requires 18 credit hours.
Required Courses -- 9 credit hours
Electives (select three courses) -- 9 credit hours
A total of 12 credit hours must be taken in the School of Public Affairs at ASU.
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.