Through Austin Peay State University’s public management program, you will gain the practical work experience – and technical and managerial skills – needed to succeed in a variety of leadership roles. Your courses and experiences will prepare you for careers in both public, quasi-public, and nonprofit sectors.
In addition to coursework covering topics such as urban planning, policy analysis and sector management, public management majors can choose any of the University’s minors, or select a concentration in criminal justice or general management. Our students graduate with a solid background in general areas of public management.
The department's vision, "Instilling the values of public service", highlights the mission which is to "Engage in teaching, learning, and research in order to provide students the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to become socially responsible and productive citizens." The department faculty strives to meet the vision and mission statements by promoting the public service values of "effectiveness, efficiency, social equity, individualism, and liberty." The department's vision, mission, and values align with the university's vision and missions to "create quality learning environments . . . that instill in students habits of critical inquiry as they gain knowledge, skills, and values for life and work in a global society.
School of Technology and Public Management
Austin Peay Center @ Fort Campbell
Building 203 Rooms 214, 207
Bastogne & Air Assault
Fort Campbell KY 42223
Office: (931) 221-1480
Fax: (931) 221-1418