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Career Opportunities

The Executive Doctoral Degree in Public Policy is a NEW option that has been created to reach a broader base clientele. The traditional program has been in existence since 1999. This new Executive Doctoral Degree in Public Policy is built on the same framework. It offers the same quality education in a rigorous, less time-consuming format to help the consummate professionals achieve their goals without sacrificing their career. There are no persons that have graduated under this specific program it is new. The inaugural cohort is expected to graduate in Summer 2022. * However, the Doctoral Degree in Public Policy program at Southern University and A&M College has bestowed this most prestigious degree, which is the highest academic degree, to 120 individuals globally since its inception. Some of the prominent professions of our graduates are:

  • Five State of Louisiana Secretaries
  • Louisiana Deputy Secretary of State
  • Louisiana Commissioner of Board of Regents
  • State of Louisiana System Board President
  • Several Vice Presidents and Vice Chancellors
  • Vice-Chancellor of an International University in Uganda –East Africa
  • Several Administrators in Higher Education, Federal Government, and State Government
  • Managers in Federal and State Agencies
  • CEOs of Private or Nonprofit Organizations
  • State and Federal Employees


*This projection is based on the commitment, dedication, and academic success of the individuals enrolled in the program.