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Minor in Public Administration

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.

Required Course

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)

Minor Information and Course Conversion Sheets

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Last updated: 3/19/2021