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College of Public Affairs

Graduate Programs and Certificates

Launch or move up in a public service career.

As a student in the graduate degree and certificate programs in the College of Public Affairs, you will:

  • receive a professional education from our long-standing, renowned programs with faculty who are experts in their fields
  • gain the skills necessary for public and professional service
  • refine your strengths in basic and applied research.
  • benefit from small class sizes, individual attention and convenient scheduling, with classes meeting evenings, weekends and online.

When you graduate, you'll be positioned to launch or move up in a public service career or a research or management position in federal, state and local agencies and in health and nonprofit organizations.

You can also take advantage of UB's interdisciplinary program offerings by developing a specialization that combines elements of two or more master’s programs across the college and the University.