Why SPIA? SPIA students are among the best and brightest in the country. In recent years, we have had winners of Rhodes Scholarships, Truman Scholarships, and numerous other notable awards that recognize the achievements of our students.
As a student at the School of Public and International Affairs, you will be studying with award-winning teacher-scholars who are devoted to excellence both in the classroom and in their areas of research.
The School of Public and International Affairs offers the Bachelor of Arts degree with two separate undergraduate majors:
SPIA also offers minors in Political Science and Public Policy and Managment, as well as two certificate programs: the Certificate in Global Studies and the Certificate in Applied Politics and Public Affairs Communications.
The SPIA Office of Student Affairs is the UGA students' resource for information on all academic programs, new student orientation, academic advising, graduation, internships, experiential learning, study abroad, and engagement within SPIA.