Public Administration

Public Administration

  • Description: The Public Administration degree prepares students for career opportunities in social service organizations, community agencies, and in public sector positions. Graduates of the program may find employment in city planning, non-profit organizations, community action agencies, human services, criminal justice, health services and other public sector settings, and in other entry-level or mid-manager level positions, as well as to conduct research. Students will conduct research using the internet and basic word processing/computer skills. The degree is designed to provide courses that will be useful in the workplace. It will also provide persons in the public sector or employed in community organizations the opportunity to build on their work experiences and to sharpen their skills.
     
Public Administration Program Outcomes
Program Measurements UsedResults
Comparison Data
Continuous Improvement
1. Plan, implement, manage and evaluate programs and/or services
Employer survey
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LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
2. Perform organizational leadership functions
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
3. Study and extract policy-related issues affecting programs/services
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
4. Conduct fund raising activities (grant proposals, special events, campaigns)
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
5. Manage funds/budgets
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
6. Identify and manage legal issues
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
7. Manage human resource programs
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
8. Manage volunteer programs
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined
9. Manage facility issues related to organizational programs/services (building/fire codes, etc.)
Employer survey
Data being compiled
LCCC Benchmark level of 80%
To be determined

Announcements

15 to Finish: Add a Late-Start Class Today

Take at least 15 credit hours per semester and you'll be closer to graduation and closer to your career. There’s still time to add a class to your schedule. Late-start courses begin Feb. 23 and March 23.
   
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MyTuition Guarantee

LCCC students now have the opportunity to participate in the MyTuition Guarantee. This new program holds tuition and fee rates for students registering in fall 2014 and spring 2015 for up to three years or until the completion of a degree, whichever comes first.
  
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MyUniversity

Students can save up to 80 percent on the cost of a traditional college degree. Learn more at www.lorainccc.edu/myuniversity.

Dean's List

Congratulations to the hardworking students who were named to the Dean’s List for fall 2014.  If you think you made the Dean’s List for fall semester, check your LCCC email account for an official confirmation from LCCC. See the full list of students named to the Dean’s List at www.lorainccc.edu/deanslist.

Earn College Credit For Work and Life Experience

Attend an information session for Prior Learning Assessment and find out about the methods used to help you earn college credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences.
 
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Financial Aid Filing Fairs

LCCC will offer free help for anyone filing a FAFSA form - regardless of the college they plan to attend - at a series of Financial Aid Filing Fairs held in February and March. Click here for details and to register online.

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Computer Science and Engineering Information Session

Learn more about this high-growth industry from the University of Toledo representatives from 6-7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 28 at LCCC University Partnership Ridge Campus. Learn more.

Softball Team Tryouts

The LCCC Softball Team will host tryouts from noon to 1 p.m., February 21 and 22 in the Ewing Center Field House. Learn More.

MBA Program Begins in Fall 2015

Beginning in fall 2015, Youngstown State University’s Williamson College of Business Administration will offer a master’s of business administration degree through the University Partnership. Learn more.