Public Administration Degrees

Public Administration degrees and coursework prepare students for careers in politics, public policy, government, advocacy, diplomacy, non-profit organizations and social justice. Many of the skills learned while studying Public Administration can also be transferred to the private sector. As a Public Administration graduate, you may begin your career overseeing fundraising for a non-profit organization while later changing careers to a local government position administering mental health grants for underprivileged individuals with no access to mental healthcare. The possibilities abound.

Public Administration coursework includes classes in government, economics, history, sociology and management. What is certain is that you will obtain knowledge and skills in management, finance, and organizational analysis which can be used to fulfill the requirements of numerous positions. If you are interested in changing the way organizations and government function or you love the way they function and want to help them continue, this is the area of study for you!