UGA Specific Information for Housing Management and Policy

The Housing major gives students expertise in various aspects of housing including needs assessment; financing; federal, state, and local housing programs; housing policy; housing theory; household technology; property management; and real estate. The major helps students gain a comprehensive understanding of housing as a product, an environment, a service, and a process for sheltering a diverse and changing population adequately, accessibly, and affordably. Students may choose an emphasis in Residential Property Management, which prepares students to work with diverse groups as they manage real estate. Coursework delves into such topics as mortgages, financing, governmental policies dealing with housing, and social issues related to the field, and also includes sales (leasing), accounting, development, human resources, technology services, training, and management

Employers Hiring UGA Housing Management and Policy for the Class of 2016*

Beazer Homes USA Inc. | J.Crew Group, Inc. | Landmark Properties Inc. | PulteGroup, Inc. | Waffle House, Inc.

Possible Employers Who May Hire UGA Housing Management and Policy Majors

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

Job Titles of UGA Housing Management and Policy Majors for the Class of 2016*

Assistant Builder | Leasing Agent | Sales Associate | Sales Trainee | Unit Manager

Possible Job Titles for UGA Housing Management and Policy Majors

Analyst | Financial Planning Associate | Operations Manager | Sales Agent | Senate Aide | Support Specialist

Graduate/Professional Schools Attended by UGA Housing Management and Policy Majors for the Class of 2016*

Brenau University | Georgia State University-Perimeter College

UGA Housing Management and Policy Career Outcomes for the Class of 2016*

** Includes Self-Employed

*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 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.

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.


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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