Public policy professionals play a key role in developing and implementing policies in areas such as the environment, energy, healthcare, poverty, transportation, education, consumer protection, and economic development. They educate the public and policymakers, draft laws, implement specific programs, and monitor the outcomes. Typically, public policy professionals pursue careers in government, government-related businesses, regulated industries, interest groups, and nonprofit organizations as well as graduate studies in law, public administration, public policy, political science, and healthcare administration.
In addition to demonstrating college level proficiency in the Wilmington University undergraduate competencies outlined in this catalog, Government and Public Policy graduates will also be able to:
The Government and Public Policy program requires a minimum grade of “C-” for program core courses. Students receiving a grade lower than “C-” in any required program core course must retake that course.
Please refer to the academic catalog for the year you began your degree program.