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Public Policy

Specifically focused on Oklahoma, USAO’s public policy program produces graduates with the skills and passion needed to ensure a bright and sustainable future for our state. With curriculum deriving political science, economics, sociology, and American Indian studies, students in the program graduate with a firm grasp on the various forces shaping public policy.

At USAO, we approach public policy as a complex, interdisciplinary endeavor that requires a broad expertise and involves diverse interests and stakeholders.

Both in and out of the classroom, USAO’s public policy program arms students with the range of knowledge and experiences that will enable them to contribute to policymaking at all levels of society. Students have opportunities to attend state and regional policy conferences, guest lectures and workshops with policy professionals, and participate in leadership programs and internships in the field.

Why Major in Public Policy at USAO?

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Degree Checksheet

Public Policy Degree Checksheet