MBA in Public Administration

Delve deeper into the business side of government service with an MBA in Public Administration.


Department of Business

Building communities

Whether working to shape public policy, lobbying for legislation, motivating a team or implementing a new program, there is a lot of impactful work to be done in public administration. Our MBA in Public Administration is particularly useful for employees of government or government-related agencies who want to move their careers to the administrative level. But, whether you’re a seasoned professional or you're looking to start a career in the world of government-funded agencies, this program will provide you with effective skills that will help you accomplish community initiatives.

Credits 39
Cost Per Credit $740
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Program Overview

One of the most rewarding parts of working in public administration is knowing that the job you do is helping to build communities and shape society. Our MBA in Public Administration will teach you the knowledge and specific skills you need to do just that - while receiving a holistic, faith-based education. From experienced professors with a wealth of insights to a diverse student body that will broaden your perspective, you’ll learn what you need for a job well done. You’ll explore topics like public relations, budgeting, program evaluation and intergovernmental relations. And because we want to make this program convenient for you, our courses are offered at our main campus, our off-site locations and online.

What to Expect

You’re going to leave this program with a skillset and knowledge base that will prepare you to influence agencies, communities and systems. You’ll know how to connect different departments within your governing body to accomplish group initiatives. You’ll also hone your perspective on administrative law, budgeting, personnel and programs.

But we want you to be more than knowledgeable. That’s why we designed our program to also increase your leadership skills, ground you in an ethical foundation, develop your ability to clearly communicate and enable you to creatively problem-solve. At the end of the program, you’ll even complete a portfolio of your work to show to potential employers - so you can get into the business of building communities.

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