School of Public Affairs

Preparing Public Service Leaders to Serve Communities in a Global Context

The School of Public Affairs at SDSU is a broad-reaching, multi-disciplinary academic unit offering five undergraduate and graduate degree programs in public administration, criminal justice and criminology, and city planning. Our student body and faculty embody diverse interests and backgrounds, but are bonded by concerns for achieving equitable and ethical social, institutional and built environments.

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Graduate Program

The School of Public Affairs offers graduate degrees in City Planning, Criminal Justice, and Public Administration.

Undergraduate Program

The School of Public Affairs is a multidisciplinary academic unit in the College of Professional Studies and Fine Arts. There are two undergraduate programs, including the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Criminal Justice and the Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Public Administration.

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Minor in Public Administration

The Minor in Public Administration provides student a basic background in managing public service organizations. It is an helpful supplement to all degrees, particularly for students who will work for government and nonprofit organizations.

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SDSU School of Public Affairs

5500 Campanile Drive
San Diego, CA 92182–4504

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The School of Public Affairs supports its students through several available Scholarships. Learn more about the scholarships offered through the school, and help support our students.