The Columbus Program in Intergovernmental Issues provides students the opportunity to experience first-hand public policy making process in Ohioâ€™s state capital while earning a full semesterâ€™s credit toward graduation. The program is open to students from all academic disciplines who have completed at least 45 hours of college coursework with a minimum 2.5 GPA. The program is a unique learning community and requires full-time residence in Columbus during the fall semester.
Students receive 15 credit hours of academic credit, broken down as follows:
The program is offered, in part, with the cooperation of Kent State alumni living and working in the greater Columbus area and, thus, offers students excellent career networking opportunities.