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Public Policy Opportunities

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Awards/Scholarships

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Career/Internship Information

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Potential career paths for Public Policy graduates:

  • • Federal/state government
  • • Law
  • • Health care
  • • City/regional planning
  • • Public Management
  • • Governmental affairs
  • • Military and security
  • • Policy campaign
  • • Management intelligence
  • • Foreign service
  • • Law enforcement
  • • Public relations
  • • Non-governmental organizations
  • • Regional and international development
  • • Non-Profit Organizations

Internships are available through the Pitt-Greensburg Center for Applied Research (CFAR). Please contact Dr. Wood for further details.

Explore the successful internship experiences completed by the following Criminal Justice students - and learn more about finding an internship!

Clubs/Honor Societies/Organizations

Pi Gamma Mu, International Social Science Honor Society

Graduate Studies

Graduate School Guarantee — University of Pittsburgh School of Public Health
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Required Criteria:

  • Apply to a regional campus.
  • Maintain a minimum 3.3 grade point average while satisfying the minimum course work requirements.
  • Complete an undergraduate degree at a regional campus
  • Achieve minimum scores of 155 (70th percentile) on the Verbal section, 152 (60th percentile) on the Quantitative section, and a score of 3.5 or better on the Analytical Writing section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
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Graduate School Guarantee — U. of Pittsburgh School of Public & International Affairs
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Required Criteria:

  • Apply to a regional campus.
  • Be in top 10 percent of high school graduating class with a 1300 SAT (combined Critical Reading and Math) or 29 ACT result.
  • Maintain a minimum 3.5 grade point average in arts and sciences while satisfying the minimum course work requirements.
  • Achieve minimum scores of 154 each on verbal and quantitative sections and a scores of 4.0 or above on the analytical writing section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE).
  • Demonstrate a commitment to public service through internships, volunteer, and/or work experience in the fields of public and international affairs.
  • Apply to the Master of Public Administration, Master of Public and International Affairs, or Master of International Development programs. The offer of guaranteed admission remains in effect for three years after graduation from one of the regional campuses with a bachelor’s degree.
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Public Policy students could also pursue graduate degrees in many other social sciences, law, social work, information, and program analytics. Our faculty and staff are excellent sources of graduate path assistance.

Study Abroad Opportunities

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Research Efforts/Opportunities

Pitt-Greensburg Center for Applied Research (CFAR) student research assistant positions - please contact Dr. Wood for further details.