Bachelor of Professional Studies in Public Administration
Dominican University

Program Details

Complete your bachelor’s degree and gain skills in public sector leadership with the Bachelor of Professional Studies in Public Administration from Dominican University. Students in this Public Administration degree online study how government agencies serve their constituents and respond to economic concerns. Graduates will be well prepared to serve in roles with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, and governmental relations departments.

This accelerated online degree completion program is designed to meet the needs of working adults who already have some college credits. Courses are offered year-round in an eight-week format, allowing you to finish in as little as 20 months. Credit can also be earned for learning experiences beyond the classroom.

The curriculum includes studies of topics in:

  • Social policy
  • Unions and collective bargaining
  • Fundamentals of public administration
  • Professional ethics
  • Administrative law
  • Social science research

Learning Pace


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Dominican University is accredited by:

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Associate Degree

Recommended GPA

2.5 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Resume/CV, Official College Transcript(s)