The Honors Program in Public Affairs provides high-ability students, enrolled at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs, the option to pursue more challenging academic curricular to enhance their academic experience at The Ohio State University. Honors Program students are encouraged to construct a rigorous curriculum by selecting honors and/or upper division courses to meet their General Education requirements, minors, challenging specialization courses, advanced seminars, dual degree programs, graduate level classes and a significant research experience. Honors Program students are encouraged to meet with a Glenn College Honors Program advisor to map out a unique course of study that fits your needs, while adhering to the Glenn College’s Honors Program requirements.

Honors program membership

Membership for Incoming Freshmen

Membership for Current Honors Students

General Honors Requirements



Honors Research Distinction (Thesis Option)

Honors Curriculum (Non-Thesis Option)

Honors Thesis requirements

Application for Graduation




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