Public Administration—Hauptmann School of Public Affairs


Bachelor of Public Administration

The Bachelor of Public Administration degree is designed for students who are interested or currently working in the public administration field. Be prepared to meet the unique challenges of public administration at the municipal, state or federal levels. The BPA provides a foundational background for those students wishing to pursue graduate studies, entry-level positions or continued professional development. 
 

About the Program

BPA MAJOR – 45 HOURS, 2.5 GPA
  • AC 201 Principles of Accounting I
  • MA 120 Basic Concepts of Statistics
  • PO 200 American National Government
  • PO 201 State and Local Government
  • PA 330 Public Administration
  • PA 333 Public Management and Leadership
  • PA 334 Public Personnel Administration
  • PA 350 Budget and Finance
  • PA 380 Public Service Values
  • PA 390 Administrative Law
  • PA 404 Capitalism and Societal Issues

*18-Hour Minor is also available. 

FIVE INTERDISCIPLINARY AREAS OF EMPHASIS
  • Business relations
  • Criminal justice
  • Fire service management
  • Homeland security and
  • Public service.