Public Management (ESR)

Public management involves the management of public services in federal, state, and local government. Public managers work in administrative positions such as city managers, municipal department directors in parks, recreation, streets, engineering, health and human services, growth planning, fire and police agencies. They also become legislators and commissioners representing municipalities in all areas of public policy.

For more information about this major, please visit the following links from the FAU University Catalog.

Related Major Skills

Analyze and interpret data
Computer literacy
Coordinating activities
Critical thinking
Cross-cultural skills
Directing activities and staff
Interpersonal skills
Numerical computation
Oral & written communication
Organizing activities
Planning activities
Problem solving
Sound decision-making
Team player

Sample Work Settings

Hotels/Motels, Resorts, Clubs
Accounting Firms
Advertising Agencies
Construction Companies
Consulting Firms
Financial Institutions
Golf Course Management
Health Care Organizations
Higher Education Institutions
International Companies
Investment Firms
Labor Unions
Local, State and Federal Government
Professional Associations
Real Estate Agencies
Retail Stores
Small Businesses
Web-based businesses

 Last Modified 10/28/20