A career in public administration can encompass many tasks from talking with the public to creating budgets and proposals for upcoming projects. There are many skills students will have to learn in order to become successful in their future career. This degree program will give students a solid foundation in public administration so they can be productive, work well with others, and be able to listen effectively to what others are saying. Those who possess problem solving and critical thinking skills will be able to advance in this career quickly.
Courses students will need to complete include public administration, interpersonal communications, human relations, public relations, computer applications, project management, cost analysis and budgets, and finance. Making decisions based on the information provided is an important part of this job. Students will learn the skills necessary from this degree program to do that and more.