The Bachelor of Public Administration programme focuses on the principles and practices of Public Administration and Management in the Public Sector. The Public Administration courses equip the student to function effectively and efficiently in public service organisations. Public administration majors study policy analysis, public financial management, and public program evaluation, emergency management and financial management.
It also examines local systems of government. This includes an understanding of the different types of local government and their constitutional relations with the intermediate and central government. It also examines public policy issues and priorities. The programme has the primary purpose of providing a well- rounded, broad education that equips students with the knowledge base and methodology principles that enable them to enter the labour market.
The Bachelor of Public Administration and Management aims to produce graduates who will:
be critical and creative administrators who produce innovative solutions to problems communicate effectively and perceptively
be responsible and effective global citizens who:
Have a comprehensive understanding of the role of public administration in developing sustainable competitive advantage especially in executing strategies and facilitating the process of change/ organizational transformation in the global context.
Are equipped top and middle level managers with the required administrative and managerial skills.
Have skills to effectively implement all administrative functions in organizational management and demonstrate ethical values.
Have a comprehensive understanding of public administration discipline and are able to provide administrative
Period of Registration
After 1 year
20- 18 Credits
Less than 18 credits
After 2 years
34 – 20 credits
Less than 20 Credits
Total Graduation Credits
18.6 BPA - PROGRAM FROM ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/2016 – 2019/2020
NOTE : THAT THIS PROGRAMME EXPIRES IN 2020- NO NEW INTAKE TO IT
Bachelor of Public Administration (BPA)
Presented Semester or Year
Key: Credit Hour/ Credit Value (CU), Lecture Hour (LH), Practical Hour (PH) and Contact Hour (CH)