Bachelor of Science in Public Management & Policy
University of Arizona

Program Details

For a degree that prepares you for managerial roles in public agencies, consider the Bachelor of Science in Public Management and Policy. This program is designed for those interested in careers in local, state, and federal government, as well as nonprofit organizations.

Students will learn essential leadership skills along with a better understanding of public policy and the public workplace. This online public administration degree can also be a great stepping stone for future graduate studies in law, planning, and public administration. Students are expected to complete an internship and have the option to choose between in-person or virtual internship opportunities. 

Topics covered in this program include:

  • American national government
  • Ethics for the public administrator
  • Introduction to public and nonprofit financial management
  • Public organizational management
  • Formation of public policy
  • Urban public policy

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Arizona is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Application Requirements

Official High School Transcript/GED Score