The Master of Science in Administration with a specialization in Public Administration is an interdisciplinary degree offered entirely online. The program of studies is designed to prepare students for advanced management and leadership roles in public and not-for-profit organizations at the federal, state and local levels. (See what students think about our program (PDF).)
Graduate Students in Public Administration at UWF will build managerial and analytical skills useful in a career in governmental and nonprofit organizations. The program integrates administrative theory and practice, and is designed to provide an understanding of governmental and not-for-profit structures and processes as well as the political/economic/organizational environment in which the administrator works.
This Online Graduate Program is well suited for mid-career specialists as well as pre-service students. Specialists who desire to move into broader administrative positions of responsibility or to upgrade their administrative capabilities will find the program useful. Pre-service students are provided important networking opportunities through interaction in online classes with experienced mid-level professional and/or executive staff presently employed in governmental or not-for-profit agencies.
For more information on core and specilization requirements, please visit our Online UWF Catalog (PDF).
The Public Administration Specialization requirements:
For more specific graduate admissions requirements, visit the Online UWF Catalog.
Prospective job areas for graduates of the public administration specialization include, among others:
Dr. Bill Tankersley
MSA-Public Administration Coordinator
Department of Professional and Community Leadership
University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway, Building 77, Room 121
Pensacola, FL 32514