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Public Administration (Online)

24 months
1044 USD/credit 18792 USD/year
1044 USD/credit 18792 USD/year
384 USD/credit 6912 USD/year
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Public Administration (Online) from University of West Florida is a fully online program that can prepare you for advanced management and leadership roles in public, nonprofit and private organizations. 


At Public Administration (Online) from University of West Florida you will learn from experienced, hands-on faculty who integrate administrative theory and best practices into a curriculum that gives a holistic understanding of organizational environments. The program’s expert faculty, with experience ranging from city planning to acquisitions and contracts, have published research in recent and highly-relevant peer-reviewed journals and are authors of relevant textbooks in the study of public administration, sustainability, resilience and ethics.

Students at Public Administration (Online) from University of West Florida will:

  • Develop and implement budgets
  • Apply administrative reasoning, roles and responsibilities to your profession
  • Employ ethical decision making
  • Create, analyze and implement public policies
  • Deploy sustainability and resilience planning in an organizational setting

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Service Ethics
  • Public Administration Professional
  • Public Budgeting
  • Political Economy of Public Administration
  • Public Service Human Resource Management
  • Administration Capstone
  • Public Policy Analysis

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH



Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit official transcripts confirming a bachelor’s degree from an institution whose accrediting agency is included on the list of UWF approved accrediting agencies
  • Submit a letter of intent
  • Undergraduate transcripts and institutional GPA
    • Graduate GPA, if applicable
    • Submission of letter of intent describing the candidate’s work experience and reasons for pursuing the degree program, including how the degree relates to career goals.
    • Overall fit with the program

    Tuition Fee

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    • International

      18792 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1044 USD per credit during 24 months.
    • National

      18792 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 1044 USD per credit during 24 months.
    • In-State

      6912 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 384 USD per credit during 24 months.


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