Northcentral University

School of Business and Technology Management

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration - Public Administration


2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration - Public Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

This Public Administration specialization focuses on research that correlates to ongoing civil service issues and concerns, organizational theory and behavior, administrative leadership, collaborative government and public agency budgeting, government and intergovernmental relations, public personnel policy management, political systems, organizational theory, technological communications, urban planning and social justice. Additionally, the curriculum emphasizes strategic planning including contemporary program evaluation, complex public organizations, and environmental compliance, citizen empowerment and governmental partnership, employee training and performance and the examination of ongoing mechanisms needed to meet the challenges in government management at the local, state, federal and international levels. Possible potions held by graduates are Budget Director, Program Evaluation Director, Research Analyst and Economic Development Director.

Northcentral University strives to enable students to make informed choices about their academic program selection by making disclosures to prospective students in a clear, timely, and meaningful way.

Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.


Northcentral University is regionally accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC). 985 Atlantic Avenue Ste 100, Alameda, CA 94501 510.748.9001, For NCU program disclosures visit

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid Description: Financial aid may be available to those who qualify.

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Loans Offered: NCU prides itself on being learner-centered and caring about the success of our learners. We provide tuition payment options that we feel meet your needs and permits the University to prosper and grow.

Locale: Small Suburb

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