National University

11255 North Torrey Pines Road, La Jolla, CA 92037-1011

Program Details

Careers in the public administration field are varied and challenging. If you choose to pursue this dynamic degree, there are wide career opportunities you can pursue in government at the local, state, and federal levels. Your career path could include teaching or training assignments, or research in government organizations and in nonprofit organizations. The public sector is always in need of professionals with the rigorous training to meet the complexities of the management of public programs and assets. In the program you’ll be exposed to the central theories of public administration. You’ll learn how to analyze the operations and procedures of public management as well as nonprofits, and you'll develop relevant management skills. You’ll find ways to apply public administration theories and practices in program and resource management, and understand accounting and budgeting for government agencies and nonprofits. This is an important and respected career path, as all cities, communities, and citizens rely on sound public administration.

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  • Entire program can be completed online ƒ
  • Evaluate the role of community groups in local government ƒ
  • Analyze ethical challenges facing the public sector ƒ
  • Use research to address current issues in public administration ƒ
  • Collect data, review literature, analyze data, and effectively present your findings orally and in writing
  • Prior learning credit available for up to 22.5 credits

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      100% Online
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      Graduation Fee (One Time Fee): $100

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    High School Diploma or GED required.

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    Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission

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