Public Administration Concentration (Online)

Concentration Program

The concentration in Public Administration requires a total of 18 credit hours. Students are required to take Introduction to Public Administration (PBAD 2231) and then must complete five upper-division courses.

This concentration is ONLY available for students who have as their major the Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies or the Online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies.  

Credit Hours
Course Requirements18
Required Course:
Introduction to Public Administration (Required Course)
Select five elective courses from the following:
Introduction to Nonprofit Management
Applied Public Management
The Policy Process and Democracy
Introduction to Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
Public Budgeting
Public Policy
Policy Analysis
Contemporary Policy Issues
Selected Topics in Public and Nonprofit Management
Administrative Law
Public Service Values and Ethics
Human Capital Management for Administrators
IT and E-government for Public Managers
Research Methods and Evaluation
Leadership & Managerial Innovation
Policy and Markets
Field Internship in Public Administration
Total Credit Hours18


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