Public Service and Public Policy (American Indian Studies) (BS)
Accelerated Program

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.

Degree Offered

Public Service and Public Policy (American Indian Studies) (BS)
Public Service and Community Solutions, College of

Downtown Phoenix campus

Course Plan for Pathway Programs

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Financial Aid
ASU has many financial aid options. Almost everyone, regardless of income, can qualify for some form of financial aid. In fact, more than 70 percent of all ASU students receive some form of financial assistance every year.

Career Outlook

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.

Example Careers

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:

Career*growth*median salary
Social and Human Service Assistants 11.4%$29,790
Chief Executives-1.2%$173,320
Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other8.2%$41,420
Compliance Managers 3.9%$105,060
General and Operations Managers 7.1%$97,270
Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs1.6%$42,200
Social Science Research Assistants5.6%$39,460
Human Resources Managers8.8%$102,780
Human Resources Specialists 4.6%$57,420
Labor Relations Specialists-7.8%$56,950
Logistics Managers 2.2%$85,400
Political Scientists-2.3%$104,920
Regulatory Affairs Managers 3.9%$105,060
Social and Community Service Managers9.5%$62,740
Transportation Managers 2.2%$85,400

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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