Now Accepting Doctoral Applications
The PhD program in Public Administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is an established Carnegie Doctoral program with a robust research tradition and an emphasis on intellectual identity, academic rigor and democratic purpose. The School of Public Administration is now accepting applications for our next PhD Program cohort.
The School of Public Administration has been nationally ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the following areas:
- Public Budgeting and Finance, 6th
- Nonprofit Management, 12th
- City Management and Urban Policy, 15th
- Public Management, 19th
The School of Public Administration at UNO seeks doctoral student applicants interested in public and nonprofit administration for the following specializations. Learn more about each of our offerings and our internationally-recognized faculty.
- Public Administration Theory
- Public Aviation & Transportaion
- Public budgeting & Finance
- Public Policy
- Urban Management
- Information & Technology Management
To learn more about the PhD Program in Public Administration at UNO and the premiere metropolitan university in Nebraska, review our PhD Viewbook.
Our graduates typically complete the PhD program having at least one publication and substantial teaching experience. We have a strong record of placing our students in faculty positions as well as in government and private positions focused on applied research, evaluation and consulting.
Ready to take the next step? Applicants seeking financial assistance should apply by February 1. All others must apply by June 1.
The application and admission checklist are available here: https://www.unomaha.edu/college-of-public-affairs-and-community-service/public-administration/admissions/index.php#PhDAdmissions.
If you have any questions about the Public Administration Doctoral Program at UNO, please read through our website, spa.unomaha.edu, and contact Dr. Angela Eikenberry. We look forward to assisting you as you explore the many possibilities with a PhD