What Can I Do With a Major In Housing Management and Policy?
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 2021 Career Outcomes for Housing Management and Policy*
** Includes Self-Employed
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- Residential Property Management Emphasis
- National Association of Home Builders at UGA -
- UGA Family and Consumer Science Cooperative Extension
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- National Multi-Housing Council
- Real Estate Jobs/Property Management Jobs
Employers/Position Title Reported by Class of 2021 Housing Management and Policy majors
The information below represents employers and position titles from the Class of 2021 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.
|Arizona Cardinals||Professional Athlete||Arrow Electronics||Field Sales Representative||Camden Property Trust||Leasing Consultant||Franklin Street||Associate||Golston Real Estate||Co-Founder||Landmark Properties, Inc.||Resident Services Manager||Passco Companies, LLC||Multifamily Investments Analyst||ProCare Therapy||Account Executive|
Graduate/Professional Schools attended by Class of 2021 Housing Management and Policy majors
The information below represents graduate/professional schools and programs reported through the Class of 2020 Career Outcomes Survey. To view historical Career Outcomes for this major, click here and select "Historical Data" from the navigation menu.
|University of Georgia||Financial Planning, Housing, and Consumer Economics, Master's||University of Georgia||Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, MA|