Public Administration A.A.S.

NTU Campus Will Be Closed on August 21, 2017

Navajo Technical University will observe the 2017 Solar Eclipse and has authorize all NTU personnel eight (8) hours of administrative leave on Monday, August 21, 2017. In addition, NTU students/faculty will be granted leave and will be scheduled to make up their class instruction hours on the following Friday, September 1, 2017.

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Public Administration A.A.S.


The A.A.S. degree in Public Administration is awarded upon completion of a course in a cross-disciplinary program. Students will develop the skills and the intellectual discipline necessary to enter any Navajo Nation governmental office and provide worthwhile and creative administrative and managerial services. The course requirements for this program are comprised of courses offered among several existing certificate and degree programs.

For more information, please view our Student Catalog.



Public Administration Requirements (62 – 63 Credits)

General Education RequirementsCredits
English / Communication: 6
        COM-130 or COM-150  
Mathematics: 4
        MTH-121 or higher  
Diné Studies: 3 – 4
Natural or Physical Science: 4
Humanities / Social Science 6
Information Tech / Applied Computers 3
        CMP-101 or higher  
Public Administration Core Requirements 
Semester ONECredits
ACG-101   Accounting Principles I 3
ADM-101   Keyboarding and Formatting I 3
PAD-101   Introduction to Public Administration 3
Semester TWO 
PAD-110   Public Finance Administration 3
ADM-115   Records Management 3
LAW-106   American Indian Law 3
Semester THREE 
PAD-210   Public Sector Management 3
LAW-203   Business Law 3
PAD-225   Human Behavior in Organization 3
Semester FOUR 
LAW-205   Professional Responsibility and Ethics 3
PAD-230   Internship / Practicum 3
PAD-295   Topics in Public Administration 3
Total Required Credit Hours62 – 63

** Some of the Business and General Education courses have a prerequisite. Please check the course descriptions for the appropriate prerequisite course(s).


Program Advisor
MaEthel S. Ramirez, Lecturer of Accounting/Bookkeeping
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M.B.A., Phillippine Christian University, Phillippines
A.B., Economics, Eastern Visayas State University


Welcome to Navajo Technical University. Navajo Tech is committed to offering quality technical, vocational, and academic degrees, and community education in student oriented, hands-on learning environment based on the Dine Philosophy of Education. Our primary campus is located in Crownpoint, New Mexico; two Arizona instructional sites in Chinle and Teec Nos Pos are growing rapidly!