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Advanced Start Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and Policy

Kaplan University

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Description

Kaplan University's online Advanced Start Bachelor of Science in Public Administration and Policy degree has been designed for those individuals with an associate's or bachelor's degree who are looking to gain the knowledge and the skills that are needed for increasing their income potential and marketability in today's job market within the field of public administration and policy.

As a student in this online public administration and policy degree, individuals will work through a curriculum that is focused on:

  • Structure and processes of the government
  • Economics of public administration
  • Evolution of law and policy
  • Tools used to implement policy
  • Processes by which public policy is formulated and implemented
  • Goals of public policy
  • Methods and tools used to evaluate and design policy

Throughout the course of this online public administration degree program , students work will with a number of experts as they gain the knowledge and understanding of the processes of policy development and implementation through direct government action as well as public and private interaction.

Graduates of this online public administration degree program will have gained the well-rounded understanding that is needed for pursuing careers, such as:

  • Coordinator of government relations
  • Risk manager
  • Contract administrator
  • Legislative assistant
  • Research and policy associate
  • Health policy analyst
  • Program administrator
  • Purchasing manager
  • Contracting officer
  • Contracting specialist
  • Assistant director of volunteer services

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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