College of Behavioral & Social Sciences

Goals and Objectives

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Educate students to assume leadership positions in public, nonprofit, and health care organizations and face the changing political and social environments and challenges of the 21st century.

  • Develop ethical and well informed administrators and citizens who contribute to the advancement of public service and citizenship;
  • Bring the best practices of the field of public administration into their careers and their communities.
  • Serve a diverse student body of full-time, part-time, pre-service and in-service students including women, minorities, international and disabled students.

Advance the state of knowledge in the field of public administration through scholarly and applied research and service to the profession.

  • Seek out and recruit a diverse faculty and promote an environment in which faculty may improve the quality of their teaching, scholarship, and professional development.
  • Encourage faculty to maintain currency in the field, foster student involvement in the field, and integrate academic and practitioner experience through both theory and practice.