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Policy Studies (Public Affairs)

Syracuse University

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
54270 USD/year
54270 USD/year
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About

The Policy Studies (Public Affairs) major at Syracuse University introduces students to historical, social, economic, and political factors shaping contemporary public policy issues. Students develop an expertise in a public policy area of their choice that provides a broad range of scholarly perspectives.

Overview

Work through an intensive curriculum centered around public policy issues while developing skills in report writing, problem solving, information gathering, computer applications, quantitative analysis, and working in teams. The program is notable for its hands-on and interdisciplinary approach.

You will leave Syracuse University with advanced knowledge of public issues and an impressive professional skill set that will serve you in any number of fields including business, healthcare, education, law, politics, and non-profit organizations.

Life After Syracuse University

With a degree in Policy Studies (Public Affairs) you can pursue such careers as:

  • Consulting 
  • Education
  • Government
  • Lawyer
  • Public interest advocates
  • Corporate marketing and finance

Or, continue on to graduate level education in the areas of law, education, business, or sociology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • An Introduction to the Analysis of Public Policy
  • Quantitative Methods for the Social Sciences
  • Methods of Public Policy Analysis and Presentation
  • Practicum in Public Policy
  • Economic Ideas and Issues
  • Critical Issues for the United States .

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
85
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
85
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Online Common Application
  • Pay the application Fee ($85)
  • Submit your official academic credentials
  • Submit two academic recommendations
  • TOEFL or IELTS required (if English is not your native language)
  • Complete and submit a Visa Information Form
  • Check to see if your college requires any additional materials
  • Submit SAT/ACT scores (Optional)
  • Review all Visa and immigration information.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    54270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54270 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    54270 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 54270 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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