B.A. On Campus

Public Affairs

Rogers State University

48 months
16380 USD/year
16380 USD/year
7470 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs at Rogers State University is an interdisciplinary, professional degree for individuals who desire to work in, lead, and manage public organizations. 


Specifically, The Bachelor of Arts in Public Affairs at Rogers State University endeavors to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to plan and implement programs that address the vexing problems confronting American communities; to think critically, ethically, and practically about the purposes of public policy and how those policies can be improved; and to develop the understandings needed to work collaboratively with multiple sectors and diverse interests. Graduates of the public affairs program will be well prepared to begin careers in public and nonprofit organizations at all levels of society. 

Key facts:

Public administrators implement and oversee policies at all levels of city, county, state and national governments. They are committed to creating innovative programs, delivering efficient and equitable services, and improving the lives of the people in their communities.

Public administration is the work of developing and managing programs in government and nonprofit organizations and combines the skills of management with the ideals of American democracy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Politics Matters
  • Comparative Politics
  • State and Local Government
  • Introduction to Public Administration
  • Ethics in Public Service
  • Intergovernmental Relations
  • Policy and Program Evaluation
  • Research Methods: Research Design
  • Internship 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • Early application is encouraged


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Official High School Transcript or GED certificate
  • ACT scores
  • Official Transcript from every college attended (if applicable)
  • Submit a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine if you qualify for grants, work study status or student loans.
  • RSU’s school code is 003168.
  • Note: Before receiving financial aid, you must submit an official high school transcript to RSU.
  • Check out RSU Scholarships. Finalize admission and submit FAFSA early to receive priority consideration.
  • Once admitted, attend an Enrollment Day or meet with an advisor to select courses and enroll.
  • If you’re interested in living on the RSU Claremore campus, submit a completed RSU Housing Application.
  • Early application is encouraged.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16380 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    16380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16380 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7470 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7470 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Claremore

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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