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Public Administration major

Public administration is one of the fastest growing areas of employment in the field of political science. This multi-layered program covers a range of subject areas including political science, economics, management, psychology, sociology and human services. On graduation, you will be thoroughly prepared for positions in the public arena, such as national, state, and local administrative offices, nonprofit organizations, private organizations under government contract and more.

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Career opportunities

A Public Administration degree can open the door to a range of careers, including:

  • Policy analyst
  • Lobbyist
  • Fundraiser
  • City management
  • Healthcare administration
  • Urban planner
  • Journalist
  • State government
  • National government
  • Nonprofit administration

Degree(s)

Disclaimer: Degree requirements may vary by campus.

Courses offered