About Public and Nonprofit AdministrationA Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration is offered at Morris County College through the Rutgers-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration.
The Rutgers University–Newark School of Public Affairs and
Administration (SPAA) is widely recognized for its knowledge and
competence in public service and administration with particular
attention to the fields of measurement, management, and improvement.
Rutgers SPAA is one of the top schools in the nation with a number of
highly ranking programs according to US News & World Report.
The Public and Nonprofit Administration major offer students a focused
interdisciplinary approach in becoming decision makers in diverse
positions and careers in the government, nonprofit, and corporate
sectors. The program offers both theoretical and practical experience
(internships) that best prepare our graduates to be highly attractive to
public and nonprofit organizations.
Students majoring in criminal justice must complete 35 credits of public
and non-profit administration (SPAA) courses. At least half of the
credits for the major must be taken at Rutgers.
Students with an earned associate's degree in Public Administration from
any accredited community college are eligible to apply to the Public
and Non-Profit Administration Program (SPAA). Specific pre-requisite
courses may be required.