Employers Value Public Policy Majors
The mission of the Public Policy program is to prepare students for roles as effective citizens, critical thinkers, and problem solvers for the public sector. Students in the Public Policy program learn about the institutions of a democracy and the ways in which policy making organizations relate to one another. Students acquire skills in policy writing, critical thinking, and analysis-evaluation that are in demand by governmental agencies, philanthropic organizations, nonprofit groups, and the private sector, as well as graduate and professional schools. Above all, students learn how to make a difference by becoming engaged in civic and public life.
The top private sector employers of Public Policy majors are Amazon, Weber Shandwick, and Deloitte.
Social media, event management, and public speaking are the top skills for Public Policy majors.
The average salary for Public Policy majors is $83k.
6.0% of Public Policy majors work in the IT industry.
The top job titles for GSU Public Policy majors are account executive and account manager.
5.7% of GSU Public Policy graduates work in government.
The most relevant skills for GSU Public Policy majors are public relations, press release, and social media.
72.4% of GSU Public Policy majors live in Georgia.
67% of GSU Public Policy majors are female.
GSU Public Policy majors who are skilled in policy analysis and media relations have higher salary outcomes.
TOP EMPLOYERS OF GSU PUBLIC POLICY GRADS AND AVERAGE SALARY
Current National Average Salary by Degree Level for All Majors
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
|$64.8K Bachelors||$77.8K Masters||$97.9K Doctorate|