Bachelor of Arts 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 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


  • High school diploma or GED

  • All official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • SAT/ACT, if <13 credit hours of transferable credit
  • GED certificate copy, if applicable

Special Accreditation

AACSB International (AACSB)

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education