Government & Public Service

Government & Public Service Degree

Government & Public Service

Global Citizenship for the 21st Century

Earn a future-focused, career-ready government and public service degree.

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Government and public service is a noble calling that prepares you to make a difference in your community, state, nation, and the world. We prepare principled leaders for the public and nonprofit sectors where public servants face new and increased challenges.

Do you ever watch the news and want to do something to change the world around you? Our Government and Public Service degree prepares you to be an agent for change in society through a career in political leadership and public service. Our graduates work in various federal, state, and local governments, nonprofit organizations, and international organizations, and often run for elected office.

Our innovative and challenging program and a team of professors with practical and academic experience ensure you graduate with the skills and vision to make a difference. The Government and Public Service program provides maximum flexibility for students with online classes and accessible faculty when you need them most. Our graduates join diverse organizations prepared to lead the public and nonprofit sectors.

When you apply for a degree at the College of Applied Science & Technology, you join the University of Arizona, a top 50 public university with the nation's #7 online bachelor's degree.

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You'll learn from faculty and industry professionals who are recognized experts in their field.

Todd Lutes, PhD

Associate Professor

Dmitriy Nurullayev PhD

Assistant Professor of Government

Nicol Rae, DPhil

Associate Dean for Research & Development Program Director, Administration of Justice Program Director, Government & Public Service