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.
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Prof. H.M.A.Herath Annual Memorial Oration was successfully held on 31st January 2020 at the Prof.K.A.Munasingha Hall, of the FMSC. It was organized by the Department of Public Administration together with the Alumni Association... READ MORE
The Department of Public Administration organized an orientation programme for the first-year students of the Department whom enrolled for the academic year 2019/2020 on the 18th December 2019 at the Weber Hall. The invited... READ MORE
Highest h-index in the FMSC- Snr. Prof. Lalitha Fernando Senior Professor (Mrs.) R. Lalitha S. Fernando, a senior academic member of the Department of Public Administration was awarded for following awards in the... READ MORE
The Department of Public Administration together with its alumni members have organized the 27th AGM and the Annual Get Together of Alumni Association of Public Administration on the 10th of November 2019 from... READ MORE