Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
Indian River State College

Program Details

Indian River State College offers a Public Administration bachelor degree online. The field of Public Administration examines public resources, accountability, analysis, and management of public agencies, including criminal justice.

Two concentrations are available within this degree program online. The Emergency Planning and Management concentration prepares students for a career helping others in emergency management. The Public Policy and Leadership concentration focuses on strategic planning, personnel management, and leadership in public organizations.

Courses include studies of topics such as:

  • Organizational behavior
  • State and local government
  • Foundations of public safety
  • Public personnel management
  • Values, ethics, and conflict resolution


  • College transcripts
  • Requires associate's degree for admission. Applicants without the required credits can apply to the school's online associate's degree first.

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Restricted States

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming