Public administration can be broadly described as the study and implementation of government policy. Public administration is linked to pursuing the public good through the creation of civil society and social justice
Post graduate programme in Public Administration is the professional degree for people who want a public service career in management. These degree programs develop the skills and techniques used by leaders and managers to implement policies, projects, and programs that resolve important societal problems while addressing organizational, human resource, and budgetary challenges. MPA graduates work in a wide variety of public service fields and in all levels of government (federal, state, local, and regional), in nonprofits, organizations, in the international arena, and in the private sector.
Coursework for Public administration candidates typically includes required core courses and a concentration or specialization. Core courses often include human resources, budgeting and financial processes, information systems, policy and program formulation, implementation and evaluation, decision making and problem solving, political and legal institutions and processes, economic and social institutions and processes, organization and management concepts and behavior, and ethics.
M.A in public administration is offered in following colleges
1. Anna adarsh college for women Chennai
2. Madras Christian college Chennai
3. Meenakshi college Chennai
4. Presidency college Chennai