The M.S.A. with a specialization in Public Administration is an interdisciplinary degree offered entirely online. The program of study is designed to prepare students for advanced management and leadership roles in public and not-for-profit organizations at the federal, state, and local levels.
Graduate students in Public Administration at UWF will build managerial and analytical skills useful in a career in governmental and nonprofit organizations. The program integrates administrative theory and practice, and is designed to provide an understanding of governmental and not-for-profit structures and processes as well as the political/economic/organizational environment in which the administrator works.
In addition to the University graduate admission requirements described in the Graduate Admissions section of the catalog, the department bases decisions for regular admission on a holistic review of credentials in which the criteria listed in the admission checklist (see right-side column) are used to assess the potential success of each applicant.
Summer: Mar. 1st* | Fall: June 1st* | Spring: Oct. 1st*