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Our unique grouping of degree programs in downtown Atlanta gives our students unparalleled opportunities


WHERE POLICY HAPPENS

Our unique grouping of degree programs in downtown Atlanta gives our students unparalleled opportunities


AN URBAN LABORATORY. Experience included.

Operating amid one of the nation’s greatest concentrations of courts, legislative bodies and government agencies,
the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies brings the different lenses of public policy, social work, criminology and economics together into focus.

Alumni

Our alumni often remain engaged, playing active and important roles in our students’ exposure to policy-related careers. Many of our alumni remain involved with the school as mentors, volunteers and board members. Read some of their stories on our alumni pages!

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Faculty

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Our faculty share a unique entrepreneurial approach to policy scholarship and research, providing rigorous academic training and relevant practical experiences for our students.

 

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News

Our faculty, students and alumni are often featured in news publications for their contributions to our school, research and their jobs. Keep up with our news to be the first in the know, and sign up for “In Brief,” our online newsletter, to make sure you never miss a story.

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“The blending of classroom experience with work experience made what the professors were teaching us crystal clear. It cemented in my mind the importance and responsibility of being a prosecutor, who is probably the most powerful person in the criminal justice system.”
Alumnus and Judge Gregory Adams, DeKalb County Superior Court

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