Online Master's Degree of Public Administration
Dr. George Holbrook is the Chair of Public Administration program at Ashford University's College of Business and Professional Studies. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Thomas Jefferson School of Law, a Master of Public Administration from National University, and a BA in Biology and Chemistry from the University of California, San Diego. Read his full bio.
If you aspire to a career in public service, then the Master of Public Administration online degree program at Ashford University is for you.
As a graduate of the Master of Public Administration degree at Ashford University you will gain a wide range of proficiencies in financial management, budgeting, quantitative methods, urban planning, redevelopment, and personnel management. You will perfect your interpersonal and management skills while gaining expertise in decision making, policy implementation, and managing personnel in ways that embrace quality and diversity.
You will access greater opportunities for career advancement with a degree in public administration at the Master's level. While many entry-level positions in government only require a Bachelor's degree, the Master of Public Administration is required to advance to senior management positions. Among the many public-sector careers available to graduates there are:
- Urban Planner
- Non-profit and NGO Director
- Personnel Manager
- Policy Analyst
- Legislative Advisor
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The online courses in this graduate curriculum are taught by advanced-degree faculty with real-world experience in the subjects they teach.
If this program fits your personal and professional goals, contact Ashford University at 866.711.1700 to learn more, or request additional information.