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B.A. In Public Administration Designated Top Nine Affordable Online Degree Programs

Columbus, OH (March 29, 2016)

Franklin University is proud to announce its B.A. in Public Administration program has been ranked a Top Nine Affordable Online Public Administration degree programs by Best Value Schools.

Using practiced and time-proven expertise, Best Value School helps identify those schools that can provide the best overall value for an educational dollar, the most available financial aid and assistance, the greatest support and service for the student and the highest Return on Investment, in terms of what happens after graduation.

To help calculate this year’s 9 most affordable online colleges that offer degrees in Public Administration rankings, schools were assigned an approximate cost based on the average of their in-state and out-of-state tuition rates. Adding additional value, all of the online colleges in the ranking list are also fully accredited and high quality, making them truly a “best value” in distance education.

Franklin University’s Public Administration Degree Program is exclusively focused on preparing students to gain entry or advancement as an administrator, manager or leader in a government or nonprofit organization. Students acquire the skills needed to help organizations fulfill their missions. These skills include organizational leadership, fiscal administration, political advocacy, and program management.

Franklin's program teaches what many do not, including how to navigate the political system, implement policy and apply ethical management practices. The program offers a balanced yet comprehensive program, providing both a government and nonprofit perspective.

In addition to choosing from more than 30 different areas of specialization or designing a specialization, the Public Administration Degree Program provides students hands-on experience with projects and skills that can immediately be put into practice.


About Franklin University

Accredited, nonprofit and dedicated to educating adults since 1902, Franklin provides onsite course options at over 25 Midwest locations and is an innovator in providing personalized online education. The University offers applied in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. The University also offers several academic programs internationally, including its top-ranked MBA, through agreements with partner institutions.

Franklin University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and holds specialized accreditations for specific academic programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education and the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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