Bachelor of ArtsPublic Policy


Fortune 500 Companies Headquartered in the Twin Cities


Enrollment (1,400 on-campus undergraduates)


average number of student events per week

10 minutes

travel time to downtown Minneapolis and downtown St. Paul


the year Concordia was founded

Program Overview
Credit Hours: 40-41

Majoring in Public Policy involves the study of laws, regulations and other programs developed by governments to address complex problems. You’ll learn to think critically, understand differing interpretations and viewpoints and become a better citizen as you take 40-41 credit hours towards a Bachelor of Arts degree.

The Public Policy major will equip students with sufficient intellectual tools to prepare them for professional work in the public sector. Majors will be trained to seek positions in organizations which deal with public policy issues: government agencies, trade associations, lobbying organizations, nonprofit groups, regulatory agencies, and NGOs. This major will provide students with the factual, analytical, practical, and theoretical skills necessary for contemporary policy design, implementation, and evaluation.