Public Administration, MSOL

Public Administration Specialization

Managing in the public sector requires as much expertise and knowledge as any other executive endeavor, and perhaps more. In this specialization you will focus on acquiring administrative knowledge and skills in diverse areas such as budgeting, government relations, personnel policies, politics and urban planning. You will learn a wide range of managerial skills to prepare you to oversee local, state and federal government activities. This specialization examines budget preparation, government relations, personnel policies, politics and urban planning. Your final specialization project is designed to demonstrate your ability to conduct an investigation on an administrative problem and recommend a plan of preventative action.
Course information
  Credit Hours Courses Est. Time to Complete  
MSOL 30 10 16 months View Course Catalog
*Credit hours and courses reflect new students meeting credit requirements and utilizing no transfer credits. Est. Time of Completion reflects new students following the preferred schedule designed by the Dean for the program.

Unmatched Flexibility
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.

100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.

One-to-One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.

Master of Science in Organizational Leadership Program Learning Outcomes
  • Assess the current state of leadership practice within a given profession
  • Evaluate the components of leadership that contribute to the health of an organization
  • Apply best leadership practices within a given organization
  • Evaluate themselves as leaders

Important Information for Students, Including Gainful Employment
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