Government, Politics, and Public Service

Career Guide

Government, politics, and public service careers focus on governance, national security, Foreign Service, planning, regulation, and administration at the local, state, and federal levels. The positions in this field enforce and determine policy through political systems and institutions, ensuring that fundamental rights are universally guaranteed.

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In this field, some common graduate school programs may include environmental management, international studies, public finance, political science, urban planning, public policy, public administration, public affairs, political management, and many more!

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