IU SCHOOL OF PUBLIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL AFFAIRS (SPEA)
Do you have an interest in politics or law? Have you always wanted to help run a city or state? Do you dream of making a difference in the community, or supporting a nonprofit organization? If you answered yes to any of these, then Civic Leadership is a great option for you!
To prepare for a career in civic leadership, you will take courses in political science; law and public policy; leadership and ethics; and organization of government, nonprofit and private organizations. You can also choose classes tailored to your specific interests, such as the political process or international affairs.
- Congressional staffer
- International aid provider
- Urban/regional planner
- Legislative researcher/analyst
- Attorney (after law school, of course)
- Campaign manager
- City manager
- Nonprofit program manager
- Director of a trade organization
To learn more about Civic Leadership, visit the SPEA (School of Public and Environmental Affairs) website. Think this program might be a good fit, but need help getting started? Get in touch with a success coach today!