Resolve issues and build communities

Gain the skills you need to solve problems in the public sector

Public administration courses

For those working in the public sector, it takes advanced organizational abilities –  along with an understanding of social, governmental and budgetary issues – to keep communities running smoothly.

Our public administration courses are designed to give you an overview   of management and leadership within government and nonprofit organizations. You can study the basics of government at the federal, state and local level along with the dynamics of political decisions on public policy.

You can also learn the basic elements and steps of grant and proposal writing, research design and evaluation of grant writing components, and various types of grants available.

Our public administration classes cover important topics such as:

  • Political themes, governmental reach, democracy, and political behavior at each level of government.
  • Review the political and social theories of public administration.
  • Explore the basics of grant and proposal writing in public administration.
  • Explore the dynamic field of public policy development.

You can take individual classes to expand your knowledge in a specific area. If you want to use credit earned with us at an outside institution, you need to first check with them to see if the credit is transferable.

We help busy adults get the education they need to reach their professionals goals. You can take public administration courses online, so you can do your coursework when it’s right for you.

Let us help you explore the options – give us a call at 866.484.1815 or request additional information today.

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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative