Individuals who wish to pursue a career in either a government office or a public office, which services and coordinates the public, are found in this major. These people need to possess analytical, quantitative, organizational, communicative, and computer skills in order to be of the best value to their employers and their positions. This is a major, which focuses upon services to the general public, and individuals working here receive a sense of accomplishment for what they do for the community.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Public Administration majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.