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Running Head: WHY STUDY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION1WHY STUDY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONhPPA601: Foundations of Public Administration Instructor: Lead RabyJanuary 14, 2018
WHY STUDY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION2WHY STUDY PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONPublic administration is a field often associated with the implementation of providing solutions as well as promoting government policies. Things in this world govern the implementation and forcing of policies, and this is where the Public Administration steps in. so when we need to think about the rationale behind creating new, separate disciplines of public administration and public policy, it is because we need to have that distinct separation between the administrative side and the managerial side which is what business administration is; the managerial roles. Business administration, public administration, and political science can often et confused with one another because they all can be seen to have similar roles in enforcing public policies. Public administrators have a vital role in our government, and local communities.Of course, there are advantages and disadvantages just like there is with any other role, but studying a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) is good when you take an interest in protecting the public. Cropf, R. (2013). “The scale and importance of public administration in our society have increased sharply in recent years, and the line between public and private activities has become more tenuous” (p. 4). There is no definite answer of what exactly a Public Administrator is, but