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Program at a Glance

Program
Doctorate
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Public Administration, Schl of
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

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U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges - Most Innovative 2021

The Doctoral Program in Public Affairs is an interdisciplinary program that includes the professional and academic expertise of faculty in the fields of Criminal Justice, Health Management and Informatics, Public Administration, and Social Work. The Health Services Management and Research Track prepares students for academic positions in colleges and universities as well as research and leadership positions in public, nonprofit and for profit agencies and organizations.

A dynamic mix in the Public Affairs Doctoral Program of an interdisciplinary faculty and students from varied backgrounds creates a stimulating environment in which to examine contemporary organizational, institutional and community challenges. Graduates of the PAF Doctoral Program possess the theoretical, analytical and ethical foundation to discover new knowledge that will impact affirmatively public policy decisions and develop programs and systems that will enhance the delivery of services to an expectant and unyielding public.

Application Deadlines

Fall
March 1
Fall
January 15

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