Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
Columbia College - Undergraduate Department of History & Political Science
The Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees in public administration are interdisciplinary degrees, incorporating coursework in public administration, political science, management, psychology, and other academic fields. Available internships provide students a unique opportunity to explore possible career options and to attain 'hands on' experience to supplement their coursework. These degrees prepare students for positions in state and local or national government, health care administration, non-profit management and similar workplaces.
Degree Level: Bachelor
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accelerated Degree: No
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Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Must have official high school transcript, successful GED completion or evidence of satisfactory college work.
The department of History and Political Science offers four bachelor’s degree programs:
American Studies: This degree examines the American Experience from every angle, including courses in literature, history, political science, government, culture, communication and many other social sciences.
History: In this program, you’ll take courses in historical research and methods, world civilization, history of American business, women and gender studies, twentieth century Europe, modern Japan, World War II, imperial Russia and many others.
Political Science: This degree examines laws, elections, lobbies, foreign policy, the presidency and the Constitution.
Public Administration: The program is a multi-layered degree that covers a range of subject areas, including political science, economics, management, psychology, sociology, human services, public policy, foreign policy and financial resource management.
Why Columbia College?
- Online classes allow you to fit your degree around your other commitments. You’ll have weekly assignments and deadlines, but you decide when to do the work.
- Tuition is about half the national average for four-year private schools, saving you thousands on your degree.
- Class sessions last eight weeks and start six times each year, giving you the opportunity to complete a bachelor’s degree in just 3.5 years.
- Columbia College is one of the nation’s largest private, nonprofit institutions and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, so you can be confident your degree will be respected in the job market.
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