Take the lead in public service by earning your online Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration degree from the Forbes School of Business & Technology™ at Ashford University. Form a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in the public sector. A Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration degree is a great fit if you are seeking entry into federal, state, and local government jobs, as well as careers in non-profit management. This degree demonstrates your proficiency as a professional in public service. You will complete online coursework in urban management, budgeting and finance, political science and intergovernmental issues, and public policy development. This degree also offers you a full complement of courses in the social sciences.