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PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

Bachelor of Science

The Bachelor of Science in Public Administration prepares and trains students for the wide range of careers in fields of administration and justice. Courses include Constitution and Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, and Criminal Law. All courses are taught with a focus on Christian ethics which will prepare you for notable servant leadership in law enforcement and its supporting branches.

43 UNITS

15 WEEK SEMESTERS

ROCKLIN CAMPUS

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

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.

  • Organize theoretical knowledge for understanding, developing, and implementing public policy and administration
  • Integrate academic theory and practical applications in public administration
  • Apply management theory to the practice of public administration
  • Analyze relevant political and legal factors in the policy process and analyze their roles critically
  • Judge the ethical components of public responsibility
Keith Bolte, M.A., MA.Ed

Associate Professor

Public administration jobs require strong leadership skills. Our students work hard to develop their leadership qualities.  Our program offers coursework and internships to help them further develop those qualities. – Keith Bolte

FACULTY

Andrew D. Carico, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor - The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Keith Bolte, M.A., M.Ed.

Lead Faculty, Criminal Justice and Public Administration

Phillip Escamilla, Ed.M., J.D.

Associate Provost, Dean, Professor - The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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CAREER OPTIONS


DIRECTOR OF A STATE OR LOCAL AGENCY


COMMUNITY SERVICE MANAGER


PUBLIC RELATIONS SPECIALIST

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