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The Public Administration Program

The Public Administration Program at Flagler College is offered as a community service for working professionals employed in public service and non-profit agencies in St. Johns and surrounding counties.  Private sector employees may be eligible for admission by exception. 

Classes are offered on the Flagler College campus in St. Augustine two evenings per week and four Saturdays per semester.  Students who enroll for 12 hours per semester complete the program in five semesters.

2015-2016 Academic Year

New Student Orientation (Fall)August 6, 2015
Fall SemesterAugust 17 – December 10, 2015
New Student Orientation (Spring)December 15, 2015
Spring SemesterJanuary 4 – April 28, 2016


The tuition rate is $550 per year or $275 per semester for students who qualify for the Florida Resident Access Grant (FRAG).



For additional information about the Public Administration Program, contact:

Dr. Don D. Berglund, Program Director, at or (904) 819-6440 or Dr. Joe Saviak, Assistant Program Director at or (904) 819-6234

Success Spotlight

Mike Patterson

“I decided to go back to school later in life. To say that I was intimidated was an understatement. It wasn't long after I arrived that I felt very welcome and comfortable. It was more work than I ever anticipated but it was a unique learning experience. I am extremely proud of my degree from Flagler College. Also, the friendships and enduring relationships with both alumni and professors continue to this very day.”

Mike Patterson '09
Chief, Putnam County Fire & Emergency Medical Services

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