UGA Specific Information for Housing Management and Policy

The Housing Management and Policy major is a flexible degree program that blends social and behavioral sciences, public policy, planning, management and economics. Students can tailor their coursework to several different pathways for ranging from jobs in residential real estate, private and public sector housing data analytics, community development and local and federal housing-related public policy positions.

The major offers several potential career pathways in Residential Property Management, Housing Market Data Analytics, and Community Development.

Class of 2017*

** Includes Self-Employed

Campus Resources

Additional UGA Career Center Recommendations/Considerations

-Participate in the Career Center's Intern for a Day program to explore career fields of interest.

-Conduct informational interviews. Build your network through brief one-on-one conversations with professionals in your career fields of interest. Speak to your Career Consultant to discuss how to set up and prepare for informational interviews.

-Join a student organization related to your interests and goals. Get active and taken on leadership roles in professional, service, social, advocacy, and/or honor organizations to gain valuable experience.

-Look for student-specific and career resources from professional associations affiliated with your career fields of interest.

-Take on an internship, part-time job, or volunteer opportunity related to your career fields of interest. Utilize Handshake to find these opportunities. 

-Seek research, presentation, and writing opportunities.

-Explore and discuss graduate school options and resources early.

Supplemental Career Research Dashboard

Additional Career Research Resources

O*NET (click on Find Occupations)

Occupational Outlook Handbook (type in general term for career of interest)

Georgia Career Information Center (accessible only on campus computers)

Career Insider: Vault Guides (Under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”)

Candid Career (View professionals speaking about their careers under the “Resources” tab and select “Online Resources”

Employment Websites

Professional Associations/Resources

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Housing Management and Policy Majors

Beazer Homes USA Inc. | Georgia General Assembly | Global State Investment Group | Landmark Properties Inc. | New Western Acquisitions | Priority Payment Systems | PulteGroup Inc. | Scott Properties of The Midlands, LLC | SG Financial Advisors | Southern Company | United States Army National Guard

Possible Job Titles for UGA Housing Management and Policy Majors

Analyst | Assistant Builder | Financial Planning Associate | Leasing Agent | Operations Manager | Sales Agent | Sales Associate | Sales Trainee | Senate Aide | Support Specialist | Unit Manager


*Source: Areas above marked with an Asterisk (*) have been created utilizing data taken from the UGA Career Outcomes Survey. The "Employers Hiring ..., Job Titles of ..., Career Outcomes for ..., and Graduate Schools Attended By ..." information listed above represent UGA Class of 2017 Graduates. The lists are not exhaustive and therefore do not represent all potential career options. Click here for more detailed Career Outcomes information regarding this major.