The Public Administration degree program prepares individuals for leadership positions within the governmental, nonprofit, law enforcement and health care arenas. In this curriculum, students learn to implement complex public programs, while troubleshooting community and governmental issues successfully. They also learn business management techniques and the moral implications behind those actions so that programs can function effectively. Graduates are prepared to effectively evaluate economic markets then determine and implement effective plans or policies to help advance a business, either domestically or internationally.
This degree program is multidisciplinary. As such, graduates are versatile workers with strong problem solving skills. These characteristics tend to be quite appealing to potential and current employers.
Course topics include:
- Public policy and organizations
- Human resource management
- Ethics in Public Policy
- Budgeting & Financial Management
- Legislative Process