Public Administration General Program (MPA)

Public Administration Graduate Programs information  

Requirements


Thirty-nine to forty-two credits, as follows:

A. Core Courses (30 credits)


  • PUB 500 - Politics, Policy, and Public Administration (3).
  • PUB 501 - Administrative Organization and Behavior (3).
  • PUB 502 - Public Sector Management (3).
  • PUB 506 - Research Methods (3).
  • PUB 508 - Evaluation of Services and Programs (3).
  • PUB 518 - Budgeting and Finance in the Public Sector (3).
  • PUB 519 - Law and Administrative Processes (3).
  • PUB 580 - Quantitative Methods for Public Administration (3).
  • PUB 593 - Professional Development for Public Administration (3).
  • PUB 595 - Practicum in Public Administration (3).

B. Concentration Requirements (9 credits)


  • PUB 504 - Ethical Issues in Public Administration (3).
  • PUB 571 - Public Economics (3).
  • PUB 596 - Intergovernmental Relations (3).

C. Internship (0-3 credits)


  • PUB 590 - Internship (3).
  • Can be waived by advisor if student has 2 or more years of public sector experience.

Note


With consent of the program director, up to six credits in the following courses may be applied to the program:

  • PUB 589 - Independent Study in Public Administration (1-3).
  • PUB 599 - Special Topics in Public Administration (3).


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