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The School of Public Affairs offers a concentration in American Indian studies as part of the BS in public service and public policy. This concentration program emphasizes tribal sovereignty, cultural integrity and identity of the American Indian nations and peoples, creating a learning environment conducive to critical and creative thought.
Public Service and Public Policy (American Indian Studies) (BS)
Public Service and Community Solutions, College of
Downtown Phoenix campus
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The program is primarily focused on providing students with the knowledge and skills required for entry- and mid-level supervisory and managerial positions in the public sector, such as city, county, state and federal agencies, though students would function successfully in many other types of organizations as well. For those who already have work experience, the degree provides further opportunity for promotion.
The American Indian studies concentration provides students with more specialized knowledge about the policy implication of American Indian-related decisions and actions.
Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:
|Social and Human Service Assistants||11.4%||$29,790|
|Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other||8.2%||$41,420|
|General and Operations Managers||7.1%||$97,270|
|Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs||1.6%||$42,200|
|Social Science Research Assistants||5.6%||$39,460|
|Human Resources Managers||8.8%||$102,780|
|Human Resources Specialists||4.6%||$57,420|
|Labor Relations Specialists||-7.8%||$56,950|
|Regulatory Affairs Managers||3.9%||$105,060|
|Social and Community Service Managers||9.5%||$62,740|
* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).