Northcentral University

School of Business and Technology Management

Master of Business Administration - Public Administration

Address:

2488 Historic Decatur Rd. Suite 100

San Diego, CA 92106

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Business Administration - Public Administration

Format: Online

Program Description:

This specialization focuses on acquiring the administrative knowledge and skills in such diverse areas as budgeting, government relations, personnel policies, politics, and urban planning. Practicing public administrators, as well as those seeking entry into public administration and related fields, will benefit from the foundational aspects of enabling legislation and business practices. Students focus on a wide range of skills needed by the public administrator overseeing local, state, and federal government agencies and units. This specialization examines budget preparation, government relations, personnel policies, politics, and urban planning. Students will complete a final written research project demonstrating the ability to conduct an investigation on a workplace problem, identify an area for intervention, critique, justify, and recommend a plan of preventative action with incremental deliverables implemented along a timeline. Positions that the student could hold are: Business Analyst; Policy Analyst Budget Analyst; Budget Director; Evaluation Consultant; Program Evaluation Director; Economic Research Analyst; and Economic Development Director.

Offering a 100% online MBA degree program that is fully accredited by both the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and the Accreditation Council of Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP), NCU brings together business disciplines in a 30-credit program to help students gain an integrated understanding of business in the 21st century. NCU MBA students experience a personalized one-to-one, coaching-like program in each of their courses that culminates in a real-world simulation Capstone in which they strategically draw on the disciplines studied throughout the program. Graduates of the program will develop the skills needed to bring out the best in themselves and their organizations.

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.

Accreditation:

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, wascsenior.org. For NCU program disclosures visit ncu.edu/program-disclosures

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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