Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs (BSPA)

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.

Some of the jobs our recent grads have landed include:

  • Financial Analyst, Defense Finance Accounting Services
  • Technical Recruiter, Google
  • Senior Human Resources Associate, Amazon
  • Management Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Development Associate, University of Chicago
  • Associate Director, CCS Fundraising
  • Research Assistant, Urban Institute
  • Project Finance Specialist, Indiana Department of Transportation
  • Homeland Security and Public Safety Program Assistant, National Governors Association

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