Post Baccalaureate of Science in Public Administration

The following requirements are effective for students admitted on or after Fall 2017:

  • Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution in a different discipline
  • Minimum 30 Credit Hours
  • Minimum Cumulative G.P.A.: 2.00
  • 30 Credit Hours of Residency Courses
  • 9 Credits of Upper-Level Major Residency Courses
  • POS 101 American Government (3)
  • Complete one of the following courses (3):
    • POS/BUA 223 Principles of Management
    • POS 251 Public Administration
  • POS 234 American State and Local Government (3)
  • POS 354 Public Budgeting and Financial Administration (3)
  • POS/BUA 361 Human Resource Management (3)
  • POS 370 Municipal Administration (3)
  • POS 405 Administrative Law (3)
  • POS 487 Research Methods (3)
  • ENG 320 Grant Writing (3)
  • CIS 360 Geographical Information Systems (3)

Students who have taken one or more of the required courses listed above prior to entering the program should select substitutes from the following list:

  • BUA 101 Financial Accounting for Decision Making
  • BUA 301 Accounting for Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • POS 102 Introduction to Politics and Government
  • POS/BUA 362 Labor Management Relations
  • POS/BUA 365 Organizational Behavior
  • POS 383 Survey of Constitutional Law
  • POS 485 Public Administration Internship

This program resides under the College of Professional Studies

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