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Why Study Public Administration?

Are you civic minded? Do you want to serve your community? Do you want to make a difference in our quality of life? If you said yes, a career in public administration might be for you. This is the “doing” side of government, where the directions from our elected officials are put into action. Public administrators have more stable careers than elected officials, but still get to deal with important public policies. Public administration gives you the opportunity to help forge the future of our cities and urban areas through planning, development, and management.

East Tennessee State University offers a Master of Public Administration degree with concentrations in Planning and Development and Public Financial Management. ETSU also offers a Master of City Management degree.

If Public Administration is for you, visit our graduate programs.

College of Business and Technology
East Tennessee State University
210 Sam Wilson Hall
PO Box 70699
Johnson City, TN 37614-0699
Phone: (423) 439-4289
Fax (423) 439-5274