Academic Catalog

2019-2020 Edition

Concentration in Public Administration

The concentration in Public Administration introduces students to the roles and responsibilities of managers and leaders in the public service sector. Students will become familiar with various functions of public administrators in the areas of theory of leadership, finance, risk management, change management, and human resources. Particular attention is paid to the relationship of various departments and agencies within a governmental structure.


Requirement Title Credits
LEAD 320Theory and Practice of Leadership3
LEAD 330Managerial Finance3
LEAD 420Human Resource Strategy3
Select two of the following: 16
Conflict Management
Organizational Analysis
Principles of Public Administration
Risk Analysis and Security
Information Security and Compliance
Total Credits15

The Public Administration concentration cannot be paired with the Organizational Leadership concentration.