Credentials for Career Advancement

Frustrated because you need certain credentials to advance your career? Non-profit and government employers are looking for graduates with a bachelor’s degree from NC State University.


​​​​​​​Why Invest in a Degree in Leadership in the Public Sector?


Leadership in the Public Sector graduates find career opportunities in public and nonprofit organizations. Many further their education in fields such as political science, public administration, nonprofit sector management, and law.

What can you do with a bachelor’s degree in Leadership in the Public Sector?

  • Advance from an entry-level job or internship to the position you really want.
  • Use the degree as a first step for acquiring teaching accreditation.
  • Pursue a career in government.
  • Apply for graduate school. 


What Careers are Enhanced by a Degree in Leadership in the Public Sector?


The Leadership in the Public Sector degree completion program allows individuals driven in their careers to complete their degrees online while sustaining their career momentum. Many of our students are already on a set career path, but they need a bachelor’s degree to go further. The skill set delivered in this degree program is particularly helpful for those who need to lead, inspire and work with people. The flexibility of this program is ideal for those who need to get a degree while working a full-time job.
The leadership knowledge provided through this degree is applicable for both public and private sector positions. People working entry-level jobs in the following fields find this bachelor’s degree supplies the experience and credentials needed for career advancement:

  • Public Sector
  • Public Administration
  • Government
  • Nonprofit Administration
  • Education Administration
  • Leadership
  • Private Sector Leadership (Management, Consulting)


What Job Opportunities are Available in this Field?

Public Sector Industry Job Trends

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There are many positions available related to an LPS degree from NCSU.


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