The public administration program at Lindenwood University will prepare you to handle the challenges of graduate and professional school.
Lindenwood University offers a Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, which requires 36 credit hours. You will study American government, policy analysis, financial accounting, public finance, and more. You will also have the option of studying topics like labor relations, employment law, constitutional law, campaigns and elections, civil liberties, and many more. The interdisciplinary nature of the public administration major requires you to complete courses in several different fields of study. In turn, that will help prepare you for a variety of graduate degree options.
In addition, you will be required to take basic statistics to fulfill the general math requirement.
Opportunities are available for governmental internships. You can speak with your academic advisor for more information on these opportunities to learn more about public administration in a working environment.
See a list of Public Administration course descriptions to see the range of possible courses you might be taking.
What can I do with a Public Administration Degree from Lindenwood University?
Most careers that involve public administration require you to consider earning at least one degree beyond the bachelor's degree. Many of Lindenwood University's Public Administration graduates have continued their education, earning master's, doctoral, or law degrees.