Be one of the people changing the world at the highest level—advocate for the under-privileged, participate in political bodies and movements, develop policy, or prepare for law school. Begin by choosing our Government, Public, and Nonprofit Administration Pathway.

After earning a degree or certificate in this Pathway, you could go directly to work or continue on at a university.

Government, Public Administration, and Law Programs

  • Criminal Justice

    In studying Criminal Justice, you’ll use an interdisciplinary, social sciences-based approach to learning about the criminal justice system.

  • Paralegal

    Gain the fundamental skills required to enter the legal office: skills like legal research, documentation and writing, knowing the basis of court proceedings, and more.

  • Political Science

    As a student of political science, you’ll learn about the fundamental structures and functions of government and become empowered as a responsible, effective, and informed participant in political communities.

  • Pre-Law

    Begin your law journey here. As a lawyer or attorney you can advocate for people and help them solve problems they wouldn’t be able to alone.

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