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Important Update:

The University of Central Oklahoma physical campus will be closed to all but essential employees through May 31.
Alternative instructional delivery methods will be used for the rest of the spring semester, May intersession courses and summer blocks I and II. Many university services will continue to be available online. For more information, visit the university's COVID-19 website.

Majors in political science, including Public Administration, offer a solid undergraduate education in the liberal arts and sciences. Such study prepares the graduate for a variety of careers by emphasizing the acquisition of skills in communication and analysis; and by encouraging independent thought, tolerance and informed interest in current affairs.

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Curriculum

Public Administration courses include economics, government, policy, politics and some aspects of finance.

Degree Sheet

Student Organizations

The Political Science program has various organizations that help to support and involve Political Science majors throughout their education, including involvement in the Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature, College Republicans, Young Democrats, a chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha and membership to the Oklahoma Political Science Association.

STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS


Career Opportunities

Public Administration majors have a wide variety of career opportunities, including: 

  • Public policy
  • Urban planning
  • City or town management
  • Legislative, Executive, or Judicial Services
  • Program administration

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.