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Public Administration, Degree Completion

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Bachelor of Public Administration, Degree Completion

The Bachelor Program in Public Administration at Flagler College provides comprehensive training and professional development to prepare and support public administrators and professionals in related fields.

"Government in Action"

Everything we do daily, from the water we drink to the structures we live in, is impacted by government and organizational decisions. Public administrators are tasked with enforcing these decisions, and as leaders, we implement them with fidelity within our communities. Our undergraduate program will help you navigate and succeed in this ever-changing environment. 

Online or Face-to-Face

Whether you earn your degree online or take courses on the St. Augustine campus, our program will help you prepare for public, private, and not-for-profit leadership roles. 

Your Degree

Designed for the working professional, you will receive a bachelor of science degree that will teach you management, finance, human resources, ethics, public policy, and grant writing. 

Learning With a Supportive Community

Our professors teach theory but have also been practicing leaders and experts in the industries they teach. Our classes are engaging, and our professional networks provide a unique experience for anyone wanting to enhance their career.

Your Classmates

Immerse yourself with incredibly well-rounded individuals who care deeply about their future across many backgrounds, such as health care, education, nonprofit management, law enforcement, and all levels of government. 

Joel Bolante, Director of Public Administration Program at Flagler College talking to students

Why Public Administration?

Our Public Administration Degree Program offers courses to help you advance your career within your organization or dive into a new job in government and organizational leadership.

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Open to all working professionals who have earned an A.A. degree or 60 transferable college credits.

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Program schedule and course description for more details on the hybrid or online courses.

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Public Administration Academic Calendar for important dates and deadlines.

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Review steps to take once you're accepted to ensure your first semester is a success.

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Meet our Faculty

Our faculty will teach, challenge, and inspire you. Find out who your next mentor might be.

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Why Flagler?

High-impact programs, taught by world-class faculty. A tight-knit, inclusive academic community where all people and ideas are welcome. All in a historically rich, uniquely beautiful Atlantic coast setting. 

Forge your path in this world. Start here.

Julio Cruz PAD Alumni
Anyone aspiring to become a better leader will find so much value in the PAD program. Life is full of challenges, and none of us know what tomorrow holds, but by enrolling in PAD, you are investing in your future and preparing yourself for the unknown.
Julio Cruz
PAD Alumni, St. John’s County Clerk of Courts & Comptroller’s Office

An exceptional, affordable education

Tuition at Flagler College is below the national average. You’ll receive an exceptional private education at an affordable cost. 

Explore options for available financial aid and scholarships to the right. 

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