Welcome to the Department of Public Administration
The Department of Public Administration has gained an eminent recognition with distinguished, residual memories over the past fifty-eight years. Producing the most number of graduates in the field of Public Management, it has become the pioneer in this specific area.
The Department is proud to be the only academic unit within the national university system offering a Degree in Public Management while maintaining its standard of studies with professionalism and knowledge.
The Department then took over the responsibility for the study programme leading to the B.Sc. Public Administration (Special) Degree, which was later renamed as the B.Sc. in Management (Public) (Special) Degree in 1993 and in 2001 as B.Sc. Public Management (Special) Degree. Commencing of the academic year in 2015/2016, the B.Sc. Management (Public) (Special)Degree has been offered by the Department.
The Department dedicates to develop Public Management graduates who acquired both theoretical and practical knowledge in the sphere of Management specialized in Public Management. They possessed skills including managerial, leadership, entrepreneurial, decision making, creativity, communication, networking, public relations and information communication technology. Thus, the graduates are more adaptable to vibrant environment, demonstrating positive attitudes, values and professionalism while serving as a professional to meet the challenges in public, private and non-governmental organizations locally and globally. They are passionate about life-long learning as to accomplish their professional and personal vision.
International Journal of Governance and Public Policy Analysis
The 15th Inaugural Ceremony of the Diploma in Public Management organized by the Department of Public Administration was successfully held on Saturday, 23rd of February 2019 at 10.00 a.m. at the Faculty Board... READ MORE
The Department of Public Administration and the Alumni Association of Public Administration jointly organized a dhamma sermon on 27th of January 2019 at the Professor K.A. Munasinghe hall during the morning. It was... READ MORE
Annual Academic Field Visit to Divisional Secretariat, Samanthurai, Kalmunai has been organized for the Third year students of the Department of Public Administration of the University of Sri Jayawardenepura under the course, PUB... READ MORE
The Annual General Meeting of the Students’ Association of Public Administration (APA) was successfully held on 09th January 2019 at the K.A.Munasinghe Hall. All the academic staff members and students of the Department... READ MORE