Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs (BSPA)

One core skill set with multiple paths to serve the greater good

Whether you’re interested in launching a career on Capitol Hill, learning how to manage and motivate people, or protecting the planet, a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs (BSPA) degree equips you with the skills to make a difference. With the O’Neill School's core public affairs coursework, you’ll study the basics of policymaking, budgeting, and finance. You’ll also pick a major and develop leadership and analytical skills that can be applied to your specific area of interest.

The O’Neill School adopted a revised undergraduate degree curricula in the fall 2018 semester.