Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science in Public Administration
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth

Program Details

If you have a desire to serve your community and fellow citizens, consider an online BA or BS in Public Administration from UMass-Dartmouth.  The knowledge you acquire within this degree will prepare you to work in social services, public affairs, community safety, environmental services, or even, parks and recreation, just to name a few.  Subjects covered in this online BA look at government roles and policies, urban politics and economics. Electives are derived from economics and political science, with required core courses such as:

  • Business Communications
  • Public Budgeting
  • American Politics

Learning Pace


Learning Schedule


% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is accredited by:

New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

High School or Equivalent

Admission Tests


Application Requirements

Statement of Purpose/Intent, Official High School Transcript/GED Score, Official College Transcript(s)