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Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration

Walden University



While in the online Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration from Walden University, students will work with experts in the field to develop the skills and knowledge that is needed for understanding public policy issues and implementing social change through forward-thinking management.

This is an excellent program for any individual who is wanting a program that will give the flexibility needed to earn their doctorate in public policy, while balancing their current family and work commitments.

This program offers a variety of courses that take a close look at the many areas related to Public Policy and Administration, such as:

  • Foundations for Doctoral Study
  • KAM Writing Course
  • Managing at the Boundaries
  • Intellectual Traditions in Public Policy and Administration
  • Professional Leadership and Ethics
  • Nonprofit and Governmental Budgeting and Finance
  • Organizational Theory and Behavior
  • Human Resource Management
  • Policy Analysis
  • Strategic Management of Information
  • This is an ideal program for anyone who wants to develop the broad knowledge that is needed for working within today's public and nonprofit institutions as a means of improving the services of these organizations.

    Graduates of this online program will have gained the skills that are needed for developing new public policies and visionary plans, and for becoming leaders within this exciting and gratifying field.

    All applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution.

    Accreditation Information

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

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