Public Administration (Minor)
Prepare for a career in public service.
Compliment your education and apply your skills with a minor in Public Administration.
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- Est. time to complete:
- 1-2 years
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Why Study Public Administration at UND?
As a student in UND's minors program, you'll learn the skills that prepare you for a career in public service. The curriculum emphasizes practical skills, such as management and budgeting, that are applicable to work in any number of public or nonprofit organizations. If you're interested in particular policy areas, such as politics or economics, the curriculum accommodates a minor in those and many other subjects.
Learn the skills to work with the regulatory, legal, administrative, and policy environments of the public sector, complementing diverse majors in Aviation, Business, or Engineering. Gain administrative expertise through coursework and apply it to real life experiences in the workplace. Once you complete the coursework, you will be able to apply to graduate programs in Public Administration, Public Policy, and Urban Development regardless of your major.
This major features two tracks: A public administration track, which emphasizes managing government organizations, and a nonprofit administration track, which focuses on administration of nonprofit groups and issues of social awareness. The nonprofit track pairs well with the minor in Nonprofit Leadership.
UND Public Administration Alumni
Public Administration alumni have gone on to a variety of successful careers with:
- Grand Forks Police Department
- Sanford Health
- Aptargroup, Inc.
- Best Buy Co.
- City of Hillsboro