Specialization in Politics, Policy and Justice

 The Specialization

  • Students explore and critically analyze the nature and development of social and policy structures, with particular attention to issues of equity and justice.
  • Through coursework and experiential learning, students develop skills to envision and implement equitable and sustainable alternatives to emerging environmental issues.
  • Course topics range from local, national and international political and legal processes to the practice of policy analysis and the ethical implications of environmental justice.
  • Internship opportunities abound in local, state and federal government agencies and in political, religious and environmental nonprofit organizations.


The Seattle University Catalog is your source for information about the curriculum for the Politics Policy and Justice Specialization.

Alumni Careers

Recent EVST Graduates with a specialty in Politics, Policy, and Justice have found careers with these organizations:

 Other helpful links about career opportunities can be found on the Career Resources page. 


Alumni Spotlight

Viviana Padilla

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Viviana is a 2018 graduate who works as an Operations Manager of the Berkeley Farmers' Markets. She finds she is constantly using her EVST skills from the "many case studies like climate change and fracking, where progress required collaboration with a diverse set of stakeholders."

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