Public Services Administration

Public Services Administration

I couldn’t be here (in his current position) if I didn’t have it (my degree). I would not be here if not for Siena Heights. I recognize that.
Bobby Hopewell '96
Health Care Administrator, Mayor of Kalamazoo, Mich.
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  • About: PSA

The Public Services Administration minor is a focused curriculum designed for law enforcement, fire science and emergency medical service professionals, and other public service professionals. The PSA major will be available beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.

This program is ideal for public service workers and government employees who seek administrative or managerial advancement. Students gain upper-level experience through administrative internships, and senior field projects researching contemporary issues or problems.

Program instructors are active practitioners with hands-on knowledge of these very specific fields. They will be able to understand and explain varieties of human behaviors in the workplace and seek solutions to problem behaviors in the workplace.

The Public Services Administration minor is offered at one or more centers of The College for Professional Studies but is not available in The College of Arts and Sciences. Classes required for the Public Services Administration minor may not be available on the Adrian campus.



BACHELOR OF ARTS

The Public Services Administration minor is offered at one or more centers of the College for Professional Studies but is not available in the College of Arts and Sciences. Classes required for the Public Services Administration major may not be available on the Adrian campus. PSA will be available as a major beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.
Course Type
Required Credit Hours
Course Type MINOR
Required Credit Hours 18Semester Hours
Course Type MINOR COGNATE
Required Credit Hours 21Semester Hours
Total for major
39Semester Hours
Course Name
Course Type
Credit Hours
Course Name CO-OP Work Experience
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 112
Course Name Human Resource Management
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name International Relations
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Introduction to Sociology
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Issues in Social Justice
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Management Principles/Cases
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Speech Communication
Course Type COGNATE
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Budgeting for Publ Serv Admin
Course Type MINOR PSA
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Crit Issues Public Service Admin
Course Type MINOR PSA
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Fund of Public Services Admin
Course Type MINOR PSA
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Fund of Public Services Admin II
Course Type MINOR PSA
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Public Serv Admin Internship
Course Type MINOR PSA
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Research in the Social Sciences
Course Type MINOR PSA
Credit Hours 3
Course Name Senior Seminar
Course Type MINOR PSA
Credit Hours 3

Additional Info

Degree:

  • Bachelor of Arts

Division:

  • Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Location(s):

Siena Heights University Main Campus. 1247 E. Siena Heights Dr. Adrian, MI 49221.
(800) 521-0009