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The minor in Public Administration, offered by the School of Public Affairs, will provide needed competencies to a generation looking for meaningful work consistent with their values. Public Administration courses provide students with the skills and content knowledge to work in public, private, and nonprofit sectors and the emerging fourth sector that blends social concerns with business approaches. This minor is particularly useful for students majoring in substantive areas (such as environmental studies, education and human development, and criminal justice) who plan on applying their expertise in public service organizations such as governmental agencies or nonprofit organizations.
Most courses are offered online, although others may be offered on campus and in remote and hybrid formats.
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Students must satisfy all requirements as outlined below and by the department offering the minor.
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The minor in Public Administration requires 15 credit hours of coursework.
A maximum of 6 transfer credits may be applied to the minor.
Students must receive a minimum C- grade in each course applied to satisfy the minor requirements.
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|Select six elective credit hours of Public Administration core required courses offered by the School of Public Affairs|
Students may choose from the following courses as well as other approved courses.
|Management for Public Service|
|Project Management and Program Evaluation|
|Organizational and Strategic Management|
|Human Resources and Ethics in Public Service|
|Leading and Engaging for the Public Good|
|Strategic Communications for Public Engagement|
|Select six elective credit hours of upper-division Public Administration electives offered by the School of Public Affairs|