Tyler Junior College

Public Administration

A degree in Public Administration prepares students for career opportunities in social service organizations, community agencies, and in public sector positions.  Graduates of the program may find employment in city planning, non-profit organizations, community action agencies, human services, criminal justice, health services and other public sector settings, and in other entry-level or mid-manager level positions, as well as to conduct research.

The Associate of Applied Science in Public Administration degree plan includes an introduction to the organization and management of the public sector. Other topics include intergovernmental relations, overview of different levels of government program management, ethics in the public sector, and management of nonprofit agencies.

Skill development in dealing with the public and the media for public sector employees, managers, and public relations specialists also is covered in this degree plan.

Degree Plans

Full Time Faculty

  • Jason B. Waller, M.S.
  • James Ledet, M.A.

Adjunct Faculty

  • Mike Bishop, M.B.A.
Short URL to this page: www.tjc.edu/PublicAdmin

Public Admin Contact Information

Jason Waller
Professor/Department Chair
Office: T-116

Email: jwal@tjc.edu

Telephone: 903-510-2539

Advising contact: 903-510-2347