Bachelor’s Degree with an Emphasis in Public Administration

Take the lead in public service by adding an emphasis in Public Administration to your online degree from Ashford University.

An emphasis in Public Administration provides you with additional opportunities to broaden and enrich your education, enhance your major,  prepare you for graduate study, or explore in greater depth an area different from your major.

This emphasis forms a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in the public sector.

You will learn principles of urban management, political science and intergovernmental issues, and public policy development. Choose this emphasis to deepen your breadth of knowledge.

Courses include:

  • PPA 307 Intergovernmental Relations & Issues 
  • PPA 310 Public Organizational Theory & Behavior 
  • PPA 401 Urban Management


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Ashford University is accredited by WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is a regional accrediting body recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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