BS Public Administration Online
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8 Week Courses
Transfer Credits
Transfer Up To 75% of Your Degree to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020
Liberty University is accredited by SACSCOC

Make an Impact in Your Community and Beyond with Our Online Public Administration Bachelor’s Degree!

Liberty University’s 100% online bachelor’s in Public Administration degree program will prepare you with the tools and skills you need to identify and address problems, create solutions, implement public policy, and communicate effectively in all levels of government. Our online classes are taught by professors who have real-world experience in public administration, and who care about you as an individual. Because you will be earning your online Public Administration degree from a university that believes in pursuing excellence, you will be prepared with the professional and practical skills you need for success.

Why Choose Our Online B.S. in Public Administration Degree?

The purpose of creating a government-focused program, such as an online public administration bachelor’s degree, is to provide a firm foundation in biblical principles of civic government and to ensure correct historical education in American government at all levels. Students who pursue our online bachelor’s Public Administration degree will study the merits of limited government, political theory, law, and political and economic ideas.

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What Will You Learn in Our Online Public Administration Degree?

Curriculum created under our online Bachelor’s in Public Administration degree encourages students to approach their chosen professions as opportunities for Christian service. Liberty’s online Public Administration degree provides students with a strong foundation in conducting the business of government, politics, policy-making, public administration.

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Degree Info
Military Benefits
Potential Careers
Admission Requirements

Liberty’s B.S. in Public Administration Program Highlights

  • By earning your bachelor’s degree in Public Administration from a nonprofit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 4 years  ̶  and counting.

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.  As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • As a student in an online college community, you will have the opportunity to network with professionals across the country.

Similar Online Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Law and Policy – Pre-Law  – Liberty’s Bachelor of Science in Law & Policy: Pre-Law is designed to provide you with the tools and skills needed to be successful in the complex field of law. This online degree will help prepare you for admission and success in Law school. 
  • Bachelor of Science in Political Science – Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Political Science is designed to give you a historical, theoretical and broad-based foundation in the study of politics.

Online Public Administration Bachelors Degree Information

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Bachelor’s in Public Administration Degree Online Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course).
  • College Credit for military training
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.

Potential Career Options in Public Administration

It is essential for students to note that the federal government is a significant employer in public administration, but positions in state and local government may be available, as well as non-profit organizations.

  • General Operations Manager
  • Public Relations/ Administrative Specialist
  • Public Utility Specialist
  • Program Analyst

Admission Requirements for Online Undergraduate Degrees

Applicants must have a 2.0 or above cumulative GPA for admission on Good Standing. If the GPA is less than a 2.0, the applicant will be considered for Acceptance on Caution. Please visit our Admission Requirements Page for more detailed admissions related information. 

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission Application
  • Application fee*
  • Unofficial college transcripts can be accepted with a completed official transcript request form**
  • Official college transcripts, if available
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English Proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.

**An official transcript is needed within 60 days of acceptance or before non-attendance drops for the first set of matriculated classes, whichever comes first.