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Public Administration is focused on the organization of government policies so that the government can function at it is intended to. Many non-elected public servants are considered public administrators including heads of city, county, regional, and federal departments as well as other employees of public departments and agencies.
Liberty University’s Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Program (ACBSP) accredited Master of Business Administration in Public Administration will enhance your knowledge and training in political and economic decision making ranging from local to international levels. You will be equipped to function as a successful Public Administrator while developing strategic leadership, management, and financial skills. Courses within our MBA in Public Administration will prepare you to serve effectively as an expert in the modern business world, emphasizing the importance of applying ethics to management practices and integrating faith with learning in a professional atmosphere.
Coursework is designed to be readily applicable to real-world challenges and help you develop into a stronger, more capable leader. Whether leading programs, implementing organizational change, or shaping public policy, a degree in public administration will help you enter a career in Public Administration fully confident in your skills, knowledge, and training.
Liberty University students benefit from top-tier faculty members who have proven professional records of accomplishment and expertise in their respective disciplines. All degree programs at Liberty University are taught from a Biblical worldview and solid Christ-centered foundation that will promote your value and trust as an employee and further empower you to take the Gospel into the business field and public sectors.
Liberty University is the largest private, nonprofit university in the nation and the largest university in Virginia, and we work hard every day to live up to those credentials. We seek to improve our curriculum and teaching methods continually as well as build upon the strengths you possess when you enter your program with us. Liberty’s Master of Business Administration – Public Administration degree program is offered 100% online so that you can continue your career while completing your MBA.
Our online MBA in Public Administration will take you through various areas of government processes, policies, personnel and politics to equip you with the skills you need to become an active leader in public administration. You will examine various competing political ideologies and positions to allow you to participate in and evaluate current issues and events to solve the problems that face our society. In studying government, politics and public administration, you will be able to differentiate between a variety of economic, ecological, demographic, and security problems and challenges within the global community and articulate some of the solutions to resolve them. You will engage in informed reading, research, analysis, and discussion of topics in public administration.
Similar specializations found within the Master of Business Administration are Finance, International Business, and Strategic Management. More information for these areas of study can be found on our MBA degree page.
Are you a service member, veteran, military spouse, or Department of Defense employee? We are proud to support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits:
The Master of Business Administration is the most highly recognized degree in the fields of business and business management. With an MBA in Public Administration, you will be highly qualified to pursue management and executive level positions like: