The Minor in Public Administration has been developed for students interested in the study and practice of public and nonprofit management. The minor is comprised of courses focusing on issues related to the delivery and management of public programs, public policy analysis, leadership and innovation management, budgeting and financial management, administrative law, and civic engagement and responsibility.
Students from all majors are encouraged to boost their career options within government, nonprofit, and corporate institutions with this applied and strategic minor. The minor is also good preparation for students considering graduate training in public administration.
PBAD 2231 – Introduction to Public Administration (3)
Complete 12-credit hours from the following courses:
NMLI 2231 – Introduction to Nonprofit Management (3) PBAD 3331 – Applied Public Management (3) PBAD 3334 – Introduction to Public and Nonprofit Financial Management (3) PBAD 3431 – Public Budgeting (3) PBAD 3731 – Public Policy (3) PBAD 4031 – Selected Topics in Public and Nonprofit Management (3) PBAD 4231 – Administrative Law (3) PBAD 4232 – Public Service Values and Ethics (3) PBAD 4233 – Human Capital Management for Administrators (3) PBAD 4234 – IT and E-Government for Public Managers (3) PBAD 4235 – Research Methods and Evaluation (3) PBAD 4331 – Leadership and Managerial Innovation (3)
PBAD 4791 – Field Internship in Public Administration (3)