A Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration degree prepares students for employment in the public and non-profit sector, by giving them a broad background in the basics of administration, combined with a contemporary focus on urban management, the non-profit sector, tools of analysis, and the role of ethics. Along with their degree, students will gain marketable skills in critical thinking, problem solving, both oral and written communication skills, as well as, an understanding of research and data analysis.
The minimum number of semester credit hours required for the degree, including the Core Curriculum requirements, is 120. Thirty-nine of the total semester credit hours required for the degree must be at the upper-division level.
Our alumnus Drew Galloway ’14 tells you all the great reasons why you should study Public Administration at UTSA.