ATLANTA, GA. – Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies (AYSPS) Class of 2013 celebrated the graduation of 204 future policy makers, community and nonprofit leaders, researchers, educators and entrepreneurs during its December 19, 2013, recognition ceremony. More than one-third of this year’s class was first generation college graduates.
Undergraduate and graduate degrees and certificates were conferred in the areas of criminology and criminal justice, disaster management, economics, international economics and modern language, nonprofit management, planning and economic development, public administration, public policy and social work.
Graduates by degree program from the Andrew Young School this December:
|Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice||39|
|Bachelor of Arts in Economics||29|
|Bachelor of Science in Economics||20|
|Bachelor of Arts in International Economics and Modern Languages||7|
|Bachelor of Science in Public Policy||48|
|Bachelor of Science in Social Work (BSW)||2|
|Master of Science in Criminal Justice||5|
|Master of Science in Urban Policy Studies||1|
|Master of Arts in Economics||28|
|Master of Public Administration (MGA)||18|
|Master of Public Policy (MPP)||5|
|Ph.D. in Economics||1|
|Ph.D. in Public Policy||1|
Photos taken during the December 2013 Graduate Recognition Program are available to download for free at http://www.andrewyoungschool.org/.
The Andrew Young School of Policy Studies strengthens communities through research, scholarship and the development of leaders. With undergraduate, graduate and certificate degree programs in criminal justice and criminology, economics, public management and policy, and social work, the school uses an entrepreneurial approach to scholarship and research to prepare students to plan, manage and evaluate the work of governments, nonprofits and businesses on the local, national and global levels.
Consistently ranked by US News & World Report as one of the best policy schools in the nation, the Andrew Young School boasts a nationally acclaimed faculty who give their students the personal touch by integrating theory with analytical skills and real world experience. Nine active research centers expose students to innovative research resource and they have the opportunity to secure great internship and job opportunities in a vibrant, urban city within walking distance of local, state, federal and national nonprofit agencies.