Public Affairs bachelor's degree

Make a difference with one core skill set

The School of Public and Environmental Affairs at IU Northwest offers a Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs with concentrations in criminal justice, management, health services administration, environmental policy, and specialized public affairs.

What can I do with a Public Affairs degree?

A degree in Public Affairs can aid in many careers in child protective services, project manager, service coordinator, case manager, program support specialist, public administrator, community activist, and more.

Project Management Specialist

Oversee, plan, and direct the activities of a social service program or community outreach organization.

Median Salary*

  • Indiana - $78,480
  • United States - $95, 370
*Salary data from O*NET OnLine

Social and Community Service Managers

Analyze and coordinate the details of a product or service.

Median Salary*

  • Indiana - $61,040
  • United States - $74,240
*Salary data from O*NET OnLine

Community Activist

Fight for issues ranging from social justice, environmental protection, civil rights and more.

Median Salary*

  • Indiana - $44,322
  • United States - $49,506
*Salary data from ZipRecruiter