University of Hawaiʻi — West Oʻahu
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Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration

The Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration (BAPA) prepares students for supervisory and management roles in the public sector. Students will receive a solid foundation in public sector practices and processes. All BAPA students will receive a fundamental understanding of, and appreciation for, public sector management practices and administrative procedures. With the BAPA, students will have the preparation to pursue graduate degrees in varied programs, such as Public Administration, Criminal Justice, Health Care Administration, Urban and Regional Planning, Management Science, and others.

The Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration offers concentrations in:

All students majoring in Public Administration are required to take core courses and complete a capstone course (e.g., Senior Project or Administrative Practicum).