An online bachelor degree in public administration encompasses a broad, civically-focused array of topics ranging from government, public policy and emergency response to public safety.
Whether you’re intent on launching a career in public administration or hoping to someday pursue political aspirations, public policy gives you the practical skills to attain a fulfilling job with the flexibility to develop in the field with time. While program requirements vary, many of the top online schools available offer general organizational behavior and management, theories of public organization, government agencies, human resources administration, financial administration, law and ethics, current affairs and grant writing. Sometimes a cumulative project is required for graduation.
Upon completion of the program, individuals often find work as budget analysts, public relations specialists, administrative specialists, program analysts or public utilities specialists. This degree also provides a solid foundation for graduate studies in a related field such as law, public policy, public health or any social-science field.
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