Bachelor of Social Sciences (BSS) in Public Administration
Education to Change Society, The Ability to Change Your Life
BSS in Public Administration and Local Government program ranked number 1 in the 2012 National rating of RK HEI conducted by National Accreditation Center of MES of RK
The 129-credit BSS in Public Administration program is offered by the Department of Public Administration at KIMEP’s College of Social Sciences. It provides an academic and practical background for individuals pursuing a career in governmental, non-governmental, and business organizations. There are several areas of mutual reinforcement within these pursuits, so a degree in public administration will give you a competitive edge and allow you to move easily into any of these areas, according to your own career interests. For example, you may start your career in a governmental organization and later continue in business. A Public Administration degree gives you great flexibility in your future career. Students may choose from any of the majors and minors listed below:
The Department of Public Administration offers the following two specializations to students: BSS in Public Policy and Administration, and BSS in Financial Management.
Public Policy and Administration is for students interested in policy issues, politics, public administration, and related areas. It gives students the foundational skills and knowledge needed for understanding the policy process, and provides students with the analytical skills and training necessary for careers in government agencies, business, consulting, and non-profit organizations.
Financial Management provides an opportunity to acquire more of the knowledge and skills that are required to make policy and manage effectively in public and management organizations. It is designed to prepare students to pursue careers as financial analysts in the public, nonprofit, and private sectors. The coursework in this track will have an analytical, problem solving orientation, and focus on effective management of programs and resources.
A minor is a body of study that is taken outside of the major area. Each program within the College of Social Sciences offers one or more minors that are available to students from other programs within CSS and to students from the Bang College of Business. Some interdisciplinary minors are also available. All minors from the College of Social Sciences require 15 credits of coursework. Students must carefully select General Education and elective courses to ensure that prerequisites are met for required courses in some minors. The Public Administration department offers a minor in Public Financial Management, a minor in Public Policy and Administration and a minor in Public Management.
Careers for our graduates include:
- National and local government
- United Nations
- Administration in public and private sectors
- International and local NGOs
- Foreign Services
- Public Finance and management
- Public and government relations management
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