Program of Study

Course work includes study and practical application in personnel administration, decision making, ethics, organizational theories, and budgetary and other governmental issues. Emphasis is placed on building analytical skills, stimulating moral imagination, and recognizing the discretionary power of the administrator’s role.


Careers Available

Clerical, administrative, and management positions in the public administration profession at the state/local, and federal level of government and not-for profit organizations.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong written and verbal skills and leadership and teamwork skills.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Analytical and critical thinking skills, strong communication and interpersonal skills and adaptability to various work environments.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Business Administration - General Track Associate in Applied Science Day A25120BA
Business Administration - General Track Associate in Applied Science Evening and Online A25120BA
Business Administration - International Business Global Track Associate in Applied Science Day, Online A25120IB
Business Administration - Public Administration Track Associate in Applied Science Day, Evening and Online A25120PA
Business Administration - Customer Service Certificate Day, Evening and Online C25120C
Business Administration - Global Entrepreneurship Certificate Day, Evening and Online C25120GE
Business Administration - Human Resources Certificate Day, Evening, Online C25120HR
Business Administration - International Business Certificate Day, Evening and Online C25120IB

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Business Administration/Public Administration Program, contact Deana Ray, Department Chair and Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7167 or dray@forsythtech.edu.