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Earn Your Bachelor's Degree at the School of Public Affairs

SPA's undergraduate programs are ranked among the best in the world, preparing graduates not only for rewarding jobs after graduation, but empowering them with practical skills, and the adaptability to navigate a changing world. Our personalized teaching and experiential education transform the student experience. We empower those who seek knowledge to conduct and produce research. And we promote engagement to build a bridge between academic thought and policy planning.

A Message from Saul Newman | Associate Dean for Undergraduat

A Message from Saul Newman, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Government Majors

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Interdisciplinary Studies: CLEG (BA)

For students who want a breadth of background necessary to participate in decision making for public affairs.

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Political Science (BA)

Learn campaign management, public affairs advocacy, and analysis of the political process.

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Data Sciences for Political Science (BS)

This program focuses on data sciences and public affairs as an aspect of a broad liberal arts education.

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Justice, Law & Criminology Majors

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Justice & Law (BA)

Learn about critically important challenges at the intersection of justice and law.

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Legal Studies (BA)

Study how law intersects with theories of justice and justice systems.

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Data Sciences for Justice, Law, & Criminology (BS)

Analyze the foundations, functions, and data for the policies and procedures of justice.

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Academic Certificate Programs

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Lincoln Scholars Program

Students explore the great questions of moral and political life in a context of intellectual and political diversity.

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Politics, Policy and Law (PPL) Scholars

Students work closely with faculty who teach and public in the areas of politics, policy, and law.

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Data Analytics and Digital Technology

Preparing students to apply data science to generate insights from data and identify and predict trends.

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WPI Certificate Program

Providing the knowledge and experience students need to become a leader in the field of politics, government, and the nonprofit sector.

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Discover your future with AU

Six months after graduation,

% of Graduates are now Working, Grad School, or Both

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