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14 PhD Programs in Public Administration

A PhD in Public Administration will further qualify the candidate to contribute to the development and establishment of enhanced government systems. The management of public programs, analysis of the programs themselves with openness to alternatives, and the evaluation of officials and public servants are some areas a PhD in Public Administration candidate may encounter. During the time a candidat… Read more

A PhD in Public Administration will further qualify the candidate to contribute to the development and establishment of enhanced government systems. The management of public programs, analysis of the programs themselves with openness to alternatives, and the evaluation of officials and public servants are some areas a PhD in Public Administration candidate may encounter. During the time a candidate works toward a PhD in Public Administration, they will deepen their understanding of fundamental topics like Public Personnel Management, Policy Development and Analysis, Budgeting, Ethics and Accountability.

During the minimum of 3-4 years spent completing a PhD in Public Administration, candidates will engage their host university in several meaningful and valuable ways. These may include co-authorship of academic papers, giving lectures and contributing to the administration, or teaching of undergraduate courses. Candidates will also conduct extensive research which results in a dissertation.

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Atlantic International University
Honolulu, USA

The Doctorate of Public Administration (MA) program prepares students to work in city management, policy analysis, program direction, direction of development, budget consulti ... +

The Doctorate of Public Administration (MA) program prepares students to work in city management, policy analysis, program direction, direction of development, budget consulting and analysis, human resource management, occupational safety coordination, lobbying, information specialization, and granting writing. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
English
Online
 
University of Pardubice
Pardubice, Czech Republic

This program is grounded in the disciplines of Regional Economics and Public Economics. It will allow students to grasp the issues relating to the identification of regions’ n ... +

This program is grounded in the disciplines of Regional Economics and Public Economics. It will allow students to grasp the issues relating to the identification of regions’ needs, financial aspects within the region, the economic efficiency of public entities, and the efficiency of regions. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 years
English
Campus
 
Alfred Nobel Open Business School
Zürich, Switzerland

Doctor of Business Administration is a postgraduate course confirming the highest managerial qualifications and is aimed at experienced high-level managers as well as business ... +

Doctor of Business Administration is a postgraduate course confirming the highest managerial qualifications and is aimed at experienced high-level managers as well as business people. The study program confers managerial and leadership qualifications needed to work in public administration entities (government and local government). -
PhD
Part-time
2 semesters
English
Online
 

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The University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, USA

The Ph.D. in Public Affairs program is a rigorous, research-oriented degree offered through the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. The skills and knowledge gai ... +

The Ph.D. in Public Affairs program is a rigorous, research-oriented degree offered through the School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences. The skills and knowledge gained in the Public Affairs doctoral program will allow students to interface between the traditions of public management, public policy, and organizations while providing a strong theoretical and a practical appreciation for the challenges of maintaining and building institutions of governance and civic culture in a complex democratic world. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
University of Illinois at Chicago College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs
Chicago, USA

The doctoral program in the Department of Public Administration provides students with a rich and diverse education through a combination of hands-on research training and a f ... +

The doctoral program in the Department of Public Administration provides students with a rich and diverse education through a combination of hands-on research training and a foundation of coursework targeted at your specific areas of interest. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Institute Of Public Administration
Dublin Southside, Ireland

The DGov is a 4 - 5 year professional doctoral programme. It provides public policy-makers and public sector managers with advanced knowledge and high-level critical skills th ... +

The DGov is a 4 - 5 year professional doctoral programme. It provides public policy-makers and public sector managers with advanced knowledge and high-level critical skills that their professional lives demand. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
University of South Carolina College of Education
Midtown - Downtown, USA

There are two areas of concentration in the Education Administration Ph.D. program: PK-12 education administration and higher education administration.

There are two areas of concentration in the Education Administration Ph.D. program: PK-12 education administration and higher education administration. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
Pittsburgh, USA

Focus on interdisciplinary research and applied analysis of public policy issues, commit your career to impactful policy research. Whether you want to teach, conduct research, ... +

Focus on interdisciplinary research and applied analysis of public policy issues, commit your career to impactful policy research. Whether you want to teach, conduct research, or work in a policy environment, our Ph.D. program will equip you with the skills, tools, and knowledge to succeed in highly competitive environments such as leading universities, government agencies, and non-profit, non-governmental organizations around the world. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
University of Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Minneapolis, USA

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Affairs offers rigorous, an advanced study that prepares researchers to enter academia or join highly respected institutions involve ... +

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Public Affairs offers rigorous, an advanced study that prepares researchers to enter academia or join highly respected institutions involved in cutting-edge research in public affairs, policy, planning, and management/governance. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs
Denver, USA

This program emphasizes public administration scholarship, public policy, public management, and criminal justice/criminology in preparation for positions in academia and cons ... +

This program emphasizes public administration scholarship, public policy, public management, and criminal justice/criminology in preparation for positions in academia and consulting firms, public management and administration, public policy analysis, politics and advocacy, and nonprofits. -
PhD
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
University of Colorado South Denver
Parker, USA

This program emphasizes public administration scholarship, public policy, public management, and criminal justice/criminology in preparation for positions in academia and cons ... +

This program emphasizes public administration scholarship, public policy, public management, and criminal justice/criminology in preparation for positions in academia and consulting firms, public management and administration, public policy analysis, politics and advocacy, and nonprofits. -
PhD
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Lanzhou University School of Management
Lanzhou, China

Relying on various international cooperation and communication, the doctoral programs of LUSM pay close attention to administration system reform in China, public administrati ... +

Relying on various international cooperation and communication, the doctoral programs of LUSM pay close attention to administration system reform in China, public administration of Western China, and other important public policies. Several specializations have been formed, including government performance evaluation and management, ethnic administration development of Western China, sustainable development policy and government administration of Western China, the relationship between governments and enterprises, etc. Two university-level research institutes are formed on the platform of these programs, including the China Center for Government Performance and Evaluation, and the Center for Public Administration of Western China. Programs - Public Administration -
PhD
Chinese
Campus
 
University of Texas Arlington
Arlington, USA

The public administration and public policy (PAPP) Ph.D. provides students theory-based and applied knowledge that integrates public administration and public policy. It is a ... +

The public administration and public policy (PAPP) Ph.D. provides students theory-based and applied knowledge that integrates public administration and public policy. It is a unique interdisciplinary approach to preparing students for a variety of academic, research, and senior public management positions in higher education institutions and public and nonprofit organizations. -
PhD
Full-time
48 hours
English
Dec 2021
Campus
 
University of Pardubice
Pardubice, Czech Republic

This study program has a strong interdisciplinary focus and considers with the role of informatics and economics in Information and Knowledge Management. Students will integra ... +

This study program has a strong interdisciplinary focus and considers with the role of informatics and economics in Information and Knowledge Management. Students will integrate various aspects of information systems, such as data management and security, intelligent systems, and artificial intelligence with aspects of public economics and administration. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
English
Campus