Public Administration (PUBA) is a graduate-level master’s program dedicated to energizing public institutions and organizations, enriching civic culture and increasing leadership capacity through teaching, research and service. It is committed to building organizational and community collaborations for creative problem-solving, and fostering connections between participants and change agents. Hawaiʻi’s diversity and mixture of cultural traditions establish a rich setting for leadership development.
Major Academic Areas
- Public Sector Leadership
- Public Policy
- Human Resources Management
- Nonprofit Management
- Public Administration focuses on building a deeper understanding of public organizations and an individual’s role within those organizations so that our graduates can be more effective public service leaders.
- Non-Profit Management takes an interdisciplinary perspective to help graduates develop tools and skills to effectively tackle the challenges facing the nonprofit sector.