Public Service Minor

Do you aspire to make a difference at nonprofits, healthcare organizations, or government agencies? A minor in public service will introduce you to the field of public management.

You’ll learn how managers operate in publicly controlled bureaucracies. You’ll also learn how to contribute to public policy formation, strategic planning, and implementation. Other topics include the fundamentals of budgeting in the public sector, nonprofit management, organizational operations, and public and nonprofit human resource management.

You’ll get one-on-one attention in small classes of 20-25 students. And you’ll learn from the best. Your professors have years of public service experience, and many are leading research projects in the field.

Accelerated BSBA and MPA

With a Public Service minor, you may waive up to four courses if you’re accepted into the Suffolk Master of Public Administration (MPA) This enables you to complete both your undergraduate and graduate degrees in only five years of full-time study. In order to waive courses, you must register for undergraduate sections cross-listed with graduate-level courses.

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.