Administrative science

Administrative science focuses on national and international administrative systems and on administration in public, nonprofit, and private organizations.

The following aspects are emphasized in teaching:

  • Management and development of organizations and work communities
  • Public services and regional development
  • Information management as part of public administration
  • Leadership psychology

The studies include themes related to the administration, economy, and management of a very wide variety of organizations. These themes are applicable to various occupations, which makes administrative science a very useful minor subject.

Career options

The professional skills emphasized in the studies include planning, decision making, management, assessment, work community development, personnel administration, and financial administration.

Those who graduate may work for example as development managers, project managers, directors of administration or personnel, strategic managers, quality managers, directors of information administration, or municipal managers.