Department of Political Science

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the curricular requirements for a Public Administration degree?
To receive a Public Administration degree, a student must complete:  1) the University Core requirements (41 credits); 2) the foreign language requirement of the College of Liberal Arts (8 credits); 3) background “supporting” courses (6-9 credits); and 4) the Public Administration Major requirements (33-36 credits).  Please see Public Administration Major on this web site.
What are the major career choices and opportunities of Auburn Public Administration students?
Many of our graduates have pursued careers in government, primarily at the state and local levels.  A significant percentage also continues their education in graduate programs; and a growing number have taken jobs with private businesses and nonprofit corporations. Please see Careers on this web site.
What are the opportunities for financial aid?
You can apply for assistance from the University’s Financial Aid Office.  Please see Financial Assistance on this web site.
Is there an opportunity for internships?
While there is no requirement for an internship, students can take an internship as an elective.  Please see Internships on this web site.

For more information

Bridgett King

Dr. Bridgett King

MPA Program Director and Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science
Auburn University, AL 36849
Bak0020@auburn.edu
8030-C Haley Center
334-844-6301

Last Updated: August 07, 2014