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Public Administration/Social Services (Transfer)

Triton's Public Administration/Social Service program prepares you with the insight you need to be successful in a public service career. Whether understanding the intricacies of federal, state or local government, you will develop an advanced grasp of principles, theories and practices related to directing and supporting a complex public sector organization.

Earning an Associate’s degree at Triton can provide a seamless transfer process into private and public colleges and universities in the state of Illinois. From the moment you enroll at Triton College you will have a network of success to ensure you reach your goals. With the help of our dedicated advisors and transfer center you will be supported in developing a tailor fit academic plan, explore your options and transition in to the university of your choice. 

Triton is also a participant of the Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI), a statewide agreement that allows transfer of the completed Illinois General Core Curriculum between participating IAI institutions. This ensures that your general education courses will transfer, helping you earn your 4-year degree as quickly as possible. 

Program Options

Associate of Arts

Career Opportunities

  • Non-profit management
  • City Government
  • Regulatory Affairs Managers
  • Urban & Regional Planners

Program Requirements

This pathway is for students who intend to pursue a Bachelor of Arts degree at a four-year school.

Students must meet general education requirements for the Associate in Arts degree, and should complete the remaining required semester hours according to the requirements of the four-year school to which they plan to transfer. Our advising team can assist you with creating an academic plan tailored fit to your transfer program and destination to ensure you are on-track.