B.S. in Public Service Leadership


Bachelor of Science in Public Service Leadership (PSL)

The Bachelor of Science in Public Service Leadership is a highly interdisciplinary, applied learning approach to the study of public and nonprofit service organizations and societal issues addressed and managed by such organizations. The program will emphasize independent research projects and hands-on experiential service internships with community public and nonprofit agencies and organizations in social services, health, government, charitable services, churches and the arts.

This degree will help prepare students for employment in any area of the public sector including public safety (law enforcement, fire and rescue), state and local public administrators, nonprofit management, and public relations to name a few.

Graduates of this program can pursue careers in state and local government, nonprofit work, education, advocacy work, public administration, community development, church lay ministries and social services. 

The need for workforce expertise in social and community service, social work, public relations and fundraising and administrative services is borne out in current national and state employment projections data for entry-level occupations related to the proposed program. According to the U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook update of labor data, Sept. 4, 2019, all of the aforementioned occupations are projected to experience “faster than average” to “much faster than average” growth rates up to 2028.


For more information about the BS in Management contact:   

Dr. Joseph Holloway
    Chair, BSM, PBT, & PSL

Assistant Professor of Management
    South Georgia State College
    Davis Hall
    100 West College Park Drive
     Douglas, GA 31533