Let our education fuel your passion. Begin your career in public service with a Public Affairs degree.
Good public policy relies on individuals who are clear thinkers and communicators. But it also demands an in-depth understanding of management, accounting and economics. UND's Public Affairs program develops all of those skills, giving you an understanding of the ways you can make a difference in public, private and non-profit organizations.
- Program type:
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a degree in public affairs at UND?
Public Affairs at UND
Network and build experience outside of class with the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society and the Public Affairs Club.
Gain practical field experience through internships available to students in the nonprofit track.
Earn a M.P.A. in just one extra year by participating in our five-year combined program.
Jobs in Public Administration
Public Affairs Courses You Could Take
Leader in Action
Tyler Larson, a Public Affairs major, launched a non-profit youth center in Grand Forks to provide a place for high school students free of negative peer pressure.