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If serving the public through government or a nonprofit organization is your goal, the Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Public Sector* degree program can help. Students of this program acquire the knowledge necessary to understand and improve operations in both the public and private sectors. Discover how the online public administration degree at University of Phoenix prepares you to take on the challenge of improving our world.
*Maryland residents completing this program will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business with an emphasis in Public Sector.
The Bachelor of Science in Business (BSB) undergraduate degree program is designed to prepare graduates with the requisite knowledge, skills, and values to effectively apply various business principles and tools in an organizational setting. The BSB foundation is designed to bridge the gap between theory and practical application, while examining the areas of accounting, critical thinking and decision-making, finance, business law, management, marketing, organizational behavior, research and evaluation, and technology. Students are required to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the undergraduate business curricula through an integrated topics course.
The Public Sector concentration focuses on the efficient and effective utilization of public resources to achieve the public purpose within a state, local, or not-for-profit environment. The concentration emphasizes the foundations of public policy, program development, implementation and valuation, human resources and labor relations, and public finance. Students will develop powerful leadership skills enabling them to successfully manage complex public programs.
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The requires a minimum of credits, which may come from a combination of required and elective courses.
To view all the courses you’ll need to complete this degree program, visit our General Education requirements page.
University of Phoenix allows you to apply relevant learning, work and life experiences to college credits through the Prior Learning Assessment process. Speak with a representative to find out if you can fulfill some elective, interdisciplinary and/or general education courses by going through the PLA process.
Learn about how you can fulfill some credit requirements from prior experience, professional training, licenses, certificates and transcripts from previously attended colleges and institutions.
Investigate federal financial aid options including government grants and loans. Your advisor will help you check your eligibility.
Under the Third-Party Billing Plan, University of Phoenix directly bills an approved employer for a student's tuition. To find out if your company supports direct bill, speak to your human resources department or one of our advisors.
An advisor can help you review your options and choose the one that’s best for you.
Whether you're serving on Active Duty, are a member of the Reserve or National Guard, or are the spouse of a military member, you're eligible for a reduction in tuition. Our special military tuition rates combined with some of the resources below can help you get started in your pursuit of a degree.
With federal military tuition assistance, you may receive 100% federal Tuition Assistance for your military service.
If you're a veteran or military servicemember who served a minimum of 90 combined days on active duty after September 10th, 2001, you may be eligible for Post 9/11 GI benefits.
As a military spouse, you may be eligible for financial assistance that can help you pursue your degree.
In addition to teaching valuable analytical and problem-solving skills, the Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Public Sector focuses on how business practices apply to the public sector. Graduates of this program will be able to:
The Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs, an international organization that recognizes and supports teaching excellence, accredits the Bachelor of Science in Business degree program at University of Phoenix.
University of Phoenix faculty members have work experience in the fields they teach, offering you insiders’ views of what’s happening in the business world.
Connect to other ambitious learners through our PhoenixConnect® academic social network. Here, you can interact with students and faculty, collaborate on projects or simply share ideas with members from around the country — all from the comfort of your computer.
If you have questions about the Bachelor of Science in Business with a concentration in Public Sector, the easiest, most efficient way to get answers is to speak with an Enrollment Representative.
While widely available, not all programs are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative.
The University of Phoenix School of Business prepares students for the 21st-century business world by collaborating with business leaders to develop programs that align with employer needs.
School of Business faculty members hold master's degrees or higher and have an average of 20 years of experience as CEOs, CFOs, COOs, presidents and more.
The PhoenixConnect® academic social network provides you with opportunities to extend your reach beyond your classroom to network with ambitious learners worldwide.
We provide each student with representatives who are committed to your success from the moment you ask about University of Phoenix to the day you graduate.