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Public Administration and Service

Program Requirements

We offer students in the field a broad range of courses in politics, public policy and administration to prepare students for graduate work in public administration, political science, or public law and/or employment in the public or non-profit sectors.

Course Offerings

Courses students may choose from include the following:

  • Public Administration
  • State and Local Government
  • Government in Metropolitan Areas
  • Non-Profit Management
  • Bureaucracy in the Public Policy Process

Learn more about pursuing a Master of Public Administration after completing your political science degree.

For further information about the public administration and service emphasis, please email Denise Burchard at publicadm@niu.edu.

Contact Us

Department of Political Science
Zulauf Hall 415
Phone: 815-753-1011
Fax: 815-753-6302