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Public Administration Schools in Oregon

Public administration schools in Oregon prepare students for careers in the public sector whether it is developing community programs, implementing public policies, or seeking governmental funding by writing grants. Public administrators must be knowledgeable about public policy, economic development, local politics, and appropriation of funds. The study of public administration is the study of how administrators enact policy at all levels of government including local, state and federal. Most public administration programs offer bachelor’s degrees and above. Students should be prepared to complete general education courses as well as classes in economics, government, grant writing, public policy, and economic development.