Policy Analysis Major Related Careers
The following careers are directly or indirectly related to the study of this major. Click the job title to learn more about it. To search for more career options, visit OnetOnline.org.
SPEA has one of the few Policy Analysis programs of its kind. Students in this major develop sought-after skills they then use to evaluate, and develop policy. This is a hands-on major that combines the study of finance, public policy, economics and law. Students use advanced statistical modeling to measure the real-world impact of policy decisions. Before graduating, all students in this major are required to participate in a professional field experience, giving them an opportunity to begin building their professional credentials.
Policy Analysis majors will study: Statistical Modeling, Financial and Cost-Benefit Analysis, Case Studies in Policy Analysis, Management Science and Operations Research, Public Policy, Microeconomics, Public Law.
For detailed information about degree requirements, visit the Major in Policy Analysis page.
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John Holland developed a theoretical framework consisting of six general themes that describe broad areas interest relating to self and the working world. If you are interested in discovering your career interests, visit our Learn more about yourself page to learn about the Strong Interest Inventory.
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Below is a sampling of skills related to this major mapped from the Skillscan Driver Assessment. The SkillScan assessment provides a simple 3-step process to help you learn about your strengths and weaknesses, the skills you enjoy and want to use in a career and those skills needing development. Consider taking the SkillScan assessment to better understand your skills as it relates to majors at IU.
Our unique IU Career Guides offers the A-Zs of each field’s preferred educational backgrounds, as well as employment opportunities and insider tips, industry-related interview questions, and a lot more. Below are related career guides for this major.