HomeAcademics at HSUUndergraduate Major & Minor ProgramsPublic Administration Degree Public Administration Degree In addition to acquiring general business skills and knowledge through a 39-hour business core, majors in public administration learn how administrators enact policy at the local, state, and federal levels. Students in this major are provided opportunities to gain an understanding of a broad range of skills that are necessary for successful implementation of the public good. Graduates in public administration go on to supervise, direct, coordinate and implement government activities and policies in areas such as health, education, finance, labor, and justice. Many do the same type of work as their private sector counterparts: human resource management, project management, marketing and public relations. Contact Us Dr. John N. Davis Associate Professor of Management Request Information Loading... Majors Public Administration (B.B.A.) Minors — Why study Public Administration at HSU? Career Preparation Graduates with a BBA in Public Administration are prepared for a variety of public service careers in local, state, or federal government management. Varied Experience The HSU BBA in Public Administration is a multi-disciplinary degree with a combination of business, public administration, and political science courses being offered. Opportunities Abound There are approximately 5,000 local governments in Texas alone. With a BBA in Public Administration, graduates are uniquely qualified to lead public organizations. Program Details CoursesClick to Open All courses and course descriptions for the Public Administration, B.B.A. (PADM) can be found in the Undergraduate Catalog. RequirementsClick to Open All HSU students are eligible for the program. OutcomesClick to Open Graduates with the BBA in Public Administration may go on to careers in city government, state agencies, council of governments positions, and many other business-related opportunities. Typical job titles available to Public Administration majors might include: City Manager, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Council of Governments, Directors of numerous State Agencies, and Federal Government employees.