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Public Administration Degree Programs

Public administrators and aspiring professionals who want to pursue managerial or leadership careers in local, State, or federal government, should consider a degree in public administration. Earning a degree in public administration will help you develop the skills and gain the insights needed to plan and help formulate policy, and to manage, organize, and implement operations in the public arena. The curriculum for most public administration programs is designed to help student develop competencies in personnel management, policy analysis, budgeting, organizational behavior, business management, and research methods. Students also explore the legal, social, economical, and political contexts of public administration.

Featured Public Administration Degrees:

Walden University
Walden University offers aspiring career professionals one of the largest selections of public administration degrees. Degrees offered include the following:

  • MPA / General Program
  • MPA / E-Government
  • MPA / Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • MPA / Public Management and Leadership
  • MPA / Health Services
  • MPA / Emergency Response Policy and Coordination
  • MPA / Knowledge Management
  • MPA / Public Safety Management
  • MPA / International Non Governmental Organizations
  • MPA / Public Policy
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / General Program
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / E-Government
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / Health Services
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / Emergency Response Policy and Coordination
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / Knowledge Management
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / Public Management and Leadership
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / Public Safety Management
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / Public Policy
  • Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration / International Non Governmental Organizations

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University of Phoenix
University of Phoenix offers the following degree in public administration:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business / Public Administration
    The BS in Business with and emphasis in Public Administration has been designed to help students gain the knowledge and skills required to effectively apply cutting edge business management techniques and tools in a public management environment. This program will focus on teaching students the fundamentals of public administration, program development, public policy formulation, labor relations, human resources, and public finance.

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