A PhD, also known as a Doctor of Philosophy degree, is a doctorate awarded by a university to the academic who has met all necessary qualifications and can now be considered a doctor in his or her academic field.
A PhD Public Administration research degree is designed to prepare students for an academic career. It is also ideal for practitioners who need to conduct high level research and policy development in public and non-profit agencies, research institutes, and foundations.
The USA remains the world’s most popular destination for international students. Universities in the US dominate the world rankings and the country also offers a wide variety of exciting study locations. State university systems are partially subsidized by state governments, and may have many campuses spread around the state, with hundreds of thousands of students.
Top Doctoral Programs in Public Administration in USA 2016/2017
Make a positive impact in your community and your organization as you explore strategies to help those struggling with issues such as illness, addiction, violence, and poverty. Through virtual simulations, animated case studies, and an interprofessional approach, Walden’s PhD in Human and Social Services program can broaden your understanding of the human services field within a global context. [+]
With a PhD in Public Policy and Administration from Walden, you can take an active role in creating sustainable solutions to problems facing the United States and nations worldwide. This online doctoral program will provide you with a detailed understanding of public policy theory, research, and practice in a global context to effectively and efficiently advocate for change that positively impacts individuals and communities. [+]
Our doctoral plan is designed to provide you with: preparation for a career in higher education, tools for effective research, knowledge and skills to work effectively in private and public service. [+]