Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and Ethics
Mid-America Christian University
Driven Christian individuals seeking careers in government and nonprofit administration may wish to consider Mid-America Christian University’s Bachelor's of Science in Public Administration and Ethics. This program trains students in leadership, management skills, strategic planning, media relations, and ethical Christian theology. Graduates will emerge with an understanding of how to manage and direct an organization in critical or difficult situations. With this degree, individuals will be able to look into jobs in local, state, or federal government. Students also will be able to use the skills earned to manage services like fire, rescue, healthcare, international relief agencies and church organizations. Students will find that this degree can help them in the general business world, with overlapping skills that allow individuals to flourish in careers such as budget analysts, program analysts, public utilities specialists and general administration. Mid-America Christian University offers a unique addition of including Christian values in their curriculum to give students a foundation of New Testament values from which to draw on during their career. The University also offers students a way to begin their career by providing paid internships for students who qualify.
This program’s curriculum consists of 49 credit hours of core public administration and theology courses. All classes are available online, allowing students a flexible academic schedule. Students will receive instruction and training online from experienced professors and complete assignments during their free time from work or family. This degree program includes only the core major classes. Students are responsible for completing all general education classes before entering into this program. Students must have a minimum of 49 credit hours of lower-level general education completed before they can accepted. Mid-America Christian University offers several online general education associates degrees to assist students in completing these prerequisites. Individuals must also be at least 22 years of age.
Degree Level: Bachelor
Delivery Format: 100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
Students must be at least 22 years of age. 49 credit hours of undergraduate general education are required.
The university first opened in 1953 as the South Texas Bible Institute in Houston, Texas. By 1955, the school offered a four-year degree and changed its name to the Gulf Coast Bible College. Today Mid-America Christian University is a four-year, private not-for-profit liberal arts institution. Associated with the Church of God, Mid-America Christian’s mission statement “prepares students through a Wesleyan perspective to create, collaborate, and innovate to solve local and global problems for the glory of God through Jesus Christ and the good of society.”
MACU offers Bible-based liberal programs and ministry education, extending more than 25 fields of study for graduates and undergraduates. The school offers certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees. Students have the option to complete degrees delivered online, offered through once-weekly accelerated formats, or hybrid sessions. Online coursework is available for first-time students, returning students and graduate programs. Online degree programs offer certificates, associate’s degrees, bachelor’s degrees, and master’s degrees.
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