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Public Administration, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Elizabeth, NJ, United States
The Public Administration program at Kean University takes a practical approach, using case studies, hands-on experience and simulations to take students from theory to decisive action.
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Overview

Kean public administration graduates find their passion in public service, managing government and nonprofit agencies and offices, solving societal problems, steering public policy, and serving in elected office. 

What You Learn

  • By taking the Public Administration program at Kean University you develop administrative and leadership skills to be prepared for a management career in public service:
  • Create and implement plans to address and solve challenges for communities and individuals
  • Learn to direct and manage all levels of government and nonprofit organizations
  • Build your skills in public speaking and writing

Kean also offers a five-year B.A./MPA honors program to begin your graduate work as an undergraduate and reduce the amount of time required to complete a master’s degree. Choose from three B.A./MPA options — general management, health services management or nonprofit management

You can also choose to minor in public administration to complement your studies in another area.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Public Administration
  • Economics
  • American Gov. and Politics
  • Policy Analysis
  • Information Management
  • Intergovernmental Relations 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Prospective students will need to submit an official high school transcript upon graduation to enroll at Kean. 
  • All applicants are required to submit an official high school transcript to be considered for admission. The transcript must indicate 16 college preparatory courses including (4) English, (3) Mathematics, (2) History, (2) Lab Sciences, (2) years of the same foreign language and (3) approved electives in social studies, science or mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12445 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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