2010-2012 Graduate Studies Catalog

Master of Public Administration

Degree Requirements

The MPA program requires completion of 36 credit hours:  21 credits selected from public administration courses listed, POLS 551, POLS 554, POLS 574, and 6 credits of electives

Required Courses Credits
POLS 551 Research Methods 3
POLS 554 Foundations of Public Administration 3
POLS 574 Applied Research Project 3
Total 9
 
Choose 21 credits from below:
POLS 423/523 Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties 3
POLS 427/527 Constitutional Law: Powers and Structures 3
POLS 555 Human Resource Management 3
POLS 557 Public Budgeting and Finance 3
POLS 558 Public Organization Dynamics 3
POLS 559 Program Evaluation and Policy Analysis 3
POLS 560 Ethics and Public Policy 3
POLS 562 Local Government Administration 3
POLS 576 Internship 1-9
POLS 580 Special Topics 3
Total 21
 
Electives
Electives must be graduate-level courses that focus on the student’s goals and must be approved by the student’s advisor.
6
Total minimum credits required for degree 36

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