MBA - Public Administration

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The Master of Business Administration in Public Administration with a specialization program at Ashford University can help you expand your general business knowledge and your understanding of public policy development and management. You can read more about the Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Public Administration program here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Kind of Program Is It?

Ashford University's Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Public Administration is an online program that gives you the opportunity to examine advanced business concepts in managerial accounting, financial accounting and analysis, operations management, and marketing. This Forbes School of Business & Technology™ program explores several areas of business law, including contracts, anti-trust law, employment law, environmental law, and government regulation. You can develop skills in business research methods and applications that address problems or issues in business, finance, management, and economics. Specialization curriculum introduces you to public administration theory and practice, government budgeting and capital budgeting policy development, and the development, execution, management, and assessment of public policy.

How Can I Prepare?

If you're considering applying to the Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Public Administration program, you must have an accredited bachelor's degree and may have a keen interest in public service and social justice. Some programs may have more specific requirements.

What Are the Course Requirements?

The Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Public Administration is a 42-credit program. You must complete 33 business administration credits and nine public administration credits. Additional computer hardware and software requirements also apply.

Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Public Administration Course Requirements

Course CodeCourse Name
Core Courses
BUS 600 Management Communications with Technology Tools
BUS 610 Organizational Behavior
BUS 620 Managerial Marketing
BUS 670 Legal Environment
MAT 540 Statistical Concepts for Research
BUS 591 Financial Accounting & Analysis
BUS 642 Business Research Methods & Tools
BUS 630 Managerial Accounting
BUS 640 Managerial Economics
BUS 650 Managerial Finance
BUS 644 Operations Management
Public Administration Specialization Courses
PPA 601 Foundations of Public Administration
PPA 603 Government Budgeting
PPA 699 Public Policy Development

Certain degree programs may not be available in all states.

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What Can I Do After I Graduate?

Career Opportunities

The Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Public Administration can help you develop the skills needed to pursue employment opportunities in public organizations, non-profit organizations, businesses, corporations, or local, state, and federal government.