Online Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration
Mount Vernon Nazarene University (MVNU) gears the online Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Public Administration toward busy working adults already pursuing a government or nonprofit career who aspire to a management or leadership role. The program is designed for students who have already completed some college-level courses and can be completed in just 21 months.
Ideal for individuals who have worked in public environment or first responder positions, the 100% online bachelor’s degree program encourages holistic personal development through an engaging, flexible curriculum that blends an ethical foundation with MVNU’s biblical worldview and expands upon the financial, political, and sociological sides of public policy.
Part of MVNU’s award-winning Graduate and Professional Studies (GPS) program, the Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration integrates all elements that go into crafting public policy: cognitive, social, and interpersonal skills; values and ethics analysis; and spiritual and physical development. This all-encompassing approach strives to produce informed, knowledgeable, and well-rounded leaders who are ready to plan projects, help organizations achieve their goals, and exercise integrity while exceeding expectations in government and nonprofit sectors.
*Based on students beginning the program with 56 transferable credit hours and only needing the program-specific classes. Time to completion varies based on individual student circumstances and previous college experience.
**30 credit hours of the program must be completed at MVNU. Other restrictions apply. Please contact our Enrollment Team for additional information.
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