School of Public Affairs

Academic Programs

UCCS School of Public Affairs degree programs in criminal justice and public administration

The UCCS School of Public Affairs is one of the premier schools of public administration in the Rocky Mountain West and is accredited by NASPAA. Our relevant and flexible programs prepare students for leadership in the public and nonprofit sectors, including criminal justice.

"The School of Public Affairs provides a vibrant environment in which students, faculty and community members engage with each other and learn together - in the classroom, in the field, and through research and conferences."
-- Dr. Terry Schwartz, Interim Dean

Dr. Terry Schwartz

Programs at UCCS School of Public Affairs utilize an interdisciplinary and case-study approach giving students the problem solving skills they will need as leaders.

The UCCS School of Public Affairs' programs are comprised of both theory and practice to prepare individuals to face complex challenges in today's changing world. Your degree or certificate creates vast opportunities -- from taking a leadership role in crafting policy to solving complex problems and creating societal change. Your School of Public Affairs education will empower you to make a difference in the world.

Visit our office at UCCS in Academic Office Building (ACAD) Room 303 to talk with us about your educational goals!