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March 19, 2020

The Importance of Public Service

The term “public service” brings to mind bureaucratic government agencies, first responders putting their lives on the line, nurses administering vaccines at the community health clinic, and more. Public service encompasses all of these facets and then some. In this article, we explore the importance of public service and lay out four reasons why you may want to serve your community in your career.

September 6, 2017

Public Administration Careers: What Options Are Available?

Pursuing a public administration degree is a smart choice for business professionals who want their careers to span over multiple organizations or industries; however, there are so many career opportunities out there, many students have a hard time deciding exactly what to do after graduation. Public administration is the understanding and implementation of public or governmental policy. In other words, public administration exists to turn policies into service. Here are six options for public administration careers.

July 25, 2017

Alumni Stories: Brent Jennings

For Brent Jennings, choosing to earn his Master of Public Administration was not an immediate decision. After high school, he entered the construction industry, graduating from a top-notch plumbing and pipe fitting apprenticeship. Using the work ethic he learned while working in construction, Brent put forth the effort to earning his masters while working a full-time job and using his spare time to complete coursework.