The curriculum is designed to provide graduates with conceptual, analytic and managerial skills for dealing with a variety of public services administration situations. Experienced administrators should be able to exchange perspectives with each other, apply job knowledge and anticipate the process of coping with ongoing change. Students new to the field will acquire a wide knowledge of public management and concept issues common to public administrators.
In an effort to broaden the educational experience of its students, the Public Administration Institute offers specialized course work at the University’s Wroxton College in England in such fields as health, emergency management and urban development.
A part of Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies, the Public Administration Institute offers a curriculum leading to the degrees of Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) and Master of Administrative Science (M.A.S.).
This program is offered under the auspices of the Public Administration Institute, Anthony J. Petrocelli College of Continuing Studies, at the Florham Campus, Madison, New Jersey, and the Metropolitan Campus, Teaneck, New Jersey; at the Monmouth County Graduate Center in Eatontown, New Jersey; at the Hudson City Center in Jersey City, New Jersey; at Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey; at the Port Authority Transportation Center in Jersey City, New Jersey; at the Port Authority George Washington Bridge Training Center in Fort Lee, New Jersey; and at other locations in New Jersey.
Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.