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The Roles and Duties of the Public Administrator

Write a three-paragraph answer detailing your view of the role of the modern public administrator. What academic training do you think the model public administrator should have? Do you feel that the public administrator's role has been diminished or enlarged in recent years? In what ways do public administrators directly or indirectly affect your life?

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I think that the academic training that the model public administrator should have, should be a Master of Public Administration degree/MPA. I think that this is necessary, due to the fact that this degree will provide a public administrator with a great deal of knowledge and skill in important subject matters such as policy analysis, budget and finance, personnel management, and organizational management. This level of academic training would demonstrate that the public administrator has mastered the bachelor's degree ...

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This solution describes the roles and duties of the public administrator.