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.
Calling applications for the scholarships for needy students 2019
Dr. M H A Sisira Kumara, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Public Administration won a President’s Award for his publication at the Ceremony of President’s Awards for Scientific Research-2019 organized by the... READ MORE
Yet another successful CSR Project was completed by the Alumni Association of Public Administration, University of Sri Jayewardenepura on 25th August 2019 in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Navy in Mannar district. To... READ MORE
The 3rd year undergraduates of the Department of Public Administration who are following the module PUB 3349 Disaster Management have participated for an organizational visit to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) under the... READ MORE
Embarking another milestone in the calendar of 2019, the Association of Public Administration of the Department of Public Administration successfully organized a “Motivational Workshop on Youth Empowerment” on July 08, 2019 at the... READ MORE