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Public Service A.S.

Gain an overview of public service, the laws governing public and/or nonprofit organizations, as well as the financial and budgeting principles that distinguish public sector accounting practices from private enterprise. In addition, they learn the dynamics of working and negotiating constructively with employee or public interest groups and examine hot-button issues that administrators must be prepared to face.

Students also acquire computer database and word processing skills essential for administrators in today’s lean public and nonprofit organizations. Internships with area organizations and agencies give students the option of gaining firsthand administrative experience. This associate of science degree program provides students with 37 hours of general education courses and 26 credit hours of specialty core courses.

Degree Awarded

Associate of Science

Degree Sheet(s)

Degree Sheet (PDF)Public Service A.S.

Degree Sheet (PDF)Public Service A.S. - Legal Case Management

Degree Sheet (PDF)Public Service Certificate

For More Information Contact:

Lathonya Shivers, MPA
Instructor / Public Service Program Coordinator
Liberal Arts Division
Learning Resource Center, Room 346
900 N. Portland Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: (405) 945-6718
lathonya.shivers@okstate.edu