names Texas State's public administration degree among best in nation

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Jayme Blaschke | June 10, 2021

Texas State University has been ranked No. 36 on's list of "Best Bachelor's Degrees in Public Administration" for 2021.

The Purdue University Fort Wayne topped the list, followed by Flagler College-St. Augustine at No. 2 and the Rutgers University-Newark at No. 3.

A bachelor's degree is an important step to becoming a public service professional. Not only do bachelor's degree in public administration prepare students to join the workforce, but it also provides them with a good base should they ever decide to pursue a master's or doctoral degree. Students can expect to develop strong communication skills, in-depth knowledge of public policy and an understanding of the administrative process.

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