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The Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration prepares graduates to pursue careers in local, state and national government organizations and the non-profit sector. Students admitted into the program must have completed an associate’s degree or General Education course requirements. The program is delivered online providing the convenience and flexibility needed by working adults.


Admission Application and Deadlines


Get your application started! Complete the online undergraduate admissions application.

Program Information

The brochure provides additional information regarding the online B.A. in Political Science with a concentration in Public Administration.

Fall Semester

Deadline: May 31st

Spring Semester

Deadline: October 31st

Summer Semester

Deadline: April 1st

Admission Requirement

The online Public Administration program is a degree-completion program. Applicants must have completed an associate’s degree or at least 50 credit hours of General Education course requirements. General Education courses are typically Freshman and Sophomore college-level courses. Your transcript will receive a personalized evaluation and the Department of Social Sciences will ultimately determine which courses/credits are transferable to South Carolina State University.

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Technical Requirements

A computer with Internet connectivity is required for coursework delivered online.

All classes are delivered online!


Tuition and Fees

SC State offers affordable online programs. Tuition and fees are posted on the Bursar’s Office website.

Some online courses may require students to complete a proctored exam to verify student identity. A fee may be charged for proctored exams.

Financial Aid

A variety of financial aid and scholarship programs are available for eligible students. Contact the Financial Aid for more information. Check with your employer on the availability of tuition-assistance programs.

For more information, contact:

Sharon R. Conelly, M.S.

Online Student Services Manager
South Carolina State University
Center for Online and Distance Education
e: code@scsu.edu