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Find the complete list of Programs in this Curriculum here.

The curriculum definition as established by the U.S. Department of Education’s Classification of Instructional Programs (“CIP”): Instructional programs that prepare individuals to analyze, manage, and deliver public programs and services. (CIP Code #44)

Notable Programs in this Curriculum: Public Administraion; Public Policy; Social Work; Youth Services/Administration. 

Prominent figures related to this curriculum:

Public Administration, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt by 'Tony the Misfit'

Jane Addams (1869-1935)
Founder of the U.S. Settlement House movement
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1882-1945)
U.S President's "New Deal" led America from depression
Frances Perkins (1880-1965)
U.S. Seretary of Labor, first female on the Presidential cabinet

Relevant Salary Figures: According to 2008 Bureau of Labor Statistics information, the average annual salaries of popular careers related to this curriculum are listed below. For further information, including the nature of work, employment outlook, related academic programs, and specific salary information for your region, click on the occupation of interest.

Administrative Services Managers: $79,500
Chief Executives: $160,440
Child, Family, & School Social Workers: $43,120
Counselors, All Other: $42,240

Eligibility Interviewers, Government Programs: $39,850
Emergency Management Specialists: $53,460
General & Operations Managers: $107,970
Legislators: $37,980

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The Complete List of Programs in this Curriculum:

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to analyze, manage, and deliver public programs and services.
  • Human Services, General.
    (NEW) Instructional content is defined in code 44.0000.
  • Human Services, General.
    (NEW) A program that focuses on the general study and provision of human and social services to individuals and communities and prepares individuals to work in public and private human services agencies and organizations. Includes instruction in the social sciences, psychology, principles of social service, human services policy, planning and evaluation, social services law and administration, and applications to particular issues, services, localities, and populations.
  • Community Organization and Advocacy.
    Instructional content is defined in code 44.0201.
  • Community Organization and Advocacy.
    A program that focuses on the theories, principles, and practice of providing services to communities, organizing communities and neighborhoods for social action, serving as community liaisons to public agencies, and using community resources to furnish information, instruction, and assistance to all members of a community. May prepare individuals to apply such knowledge and skills in community service positions.
  • Public Administration.
    Instructional content is defined in code 44.0401.
  • Public Administration.
    A program that prepares individuals to serve as managers in the executive arm of local, state, and federal government; and that focuses on the systematic study of executive organization and management. Includes instruction in the roles, development, and principles of public administration; the management of public policy; executive-legislative relations; public budgetary processes and financial management; administrative law; public personnel management; professional ethics; and research methods.
  • Public Policy Analysis.
    Instructional content is defined in code 44.0501.
  • Public Policy Analysis.
    A program that focuses on the systematic analysis of public policy issues and decision processes. Includes instruction in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation; microeconomic analysis of policy issues; resource allocation and decision modeling; cost/benefit analysis; statistical methods; and applications to specific public policy topics.
  • Social Work.
    Instructional content for this group of programs is defined in codes 44.0701 - 44.0799.