Department of Public Administration

The opportunity to find solutions to public problems is the driving force of those who seek careers in public administration.

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Welcome to Public Administration at the University of Illinois at Springfield.  Prospective students may follow links below, current students can find information here.  Please let us know if you can help in any way.

News – Proposed undergraduate degree in public administration

The Public Administration Department has proposed a new undergraduate degree in public administration.

News – Training for state child welfare investigators using the UIS Residential Simulation Lab

Public Administration faculty Dr. Betsy Goulet’s innovative work with the Department of Children and Family Services utilizing the new Residential Simulation Lab to help train investigators is the subject of an Illinois Times news article written by UIS MPA alum Brittany Hilderbrand.

Welcome prospective students!

Are you a prospective student? If you are looking for information on our programs, please see links to left?  Want to know what kinds of jobs our students and graduates have? See a list of examples of student and graduate jobs.

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Why PA
Why Public Admin? Click above.