The Bachelor of Science program in Public Administration will prepare you for a rewarding career in the public sector. Despite the recent economic slowdown, Long Island has demonstrated continuing vitality as a place to live and work, and as an attractive vacation destination. But population growth has brought with it a host of challenges ranging from traffic congestion to water safety to affordable housing and health care. Meeting these challenges requires a skilled and dedicated public service work force.
This 129-credit program combines a liberal arts education with courses focused on the political, social, and economic aspects of public services. Graduates are ready to move directly into entry or mid-level positions in the public sector or to pursue advanced degrees in public administration.
Public Administration is designed to prepare students for meaningful roles in government agencies or non-profit organizations, with a skill set that has applications on other fields, such as education and business.
Check out the LIU Post Undergraduate Bulletin to learn about degree requirements, course descriptions, and more.