• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 42 months
    Duration
Each course in the Business Administration - Public Administration program at Liberty University will help you enrich your understanding of public administration as well as the financial, professional, and administrative issues related to the federal, state, and local levels of government and non-profit organizations. 
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Overview

The Business Administration - Public Administration program at Liberty University is designed to equip you with a basic understanding of government. With this understanding, you will build a solid foundation for future courses in advanced public administration and business. 

As you begin to examine public policy and the federal budgetary process, you will learn from professors who desire to see you succeed in your degree and the future. Our professors will help you develop skills in management, administration, finances, and service-oriented leadership.

Throughout this degree, you will study the application of economic theory, management theory, administrative law, and political theory in the resolution of public sector management cases. 

In addition, you will become familiar with the content of specific laws, rules, and regulations of government agencies as imposed on the private sector and the processes by which those agencies operate. Your studies will culminate with advanced methods of business and current trends in public administration.

Potential Career 

  • City/county manager
  • Administrative officer
  • Security specialist
  • Investigator/inspector
  • Probation officer

Accreditation

ACBSP accredited

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 42 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Administration
  • Public Finance and Budgeting
  • Government Regulation of Business
  • Advanced Public Administration

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    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.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Admission application
  • Application fee
  • Official college transcripts
  • Unofficial college transcripts may be accepted with a completed transcript request form
  • A High School Self-Certification form
  • Proof of English proficiency

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 42 months.
  • National

    455 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 455 USD per credit and a duration of 42 months.
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Funding

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