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MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
|The Master of Public Administration Degree (MPA) is open to all students who hold any baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution and meet the requirements of the College of Arts and Sciences for graduate admission. No leveling courses are required other than those necessary to pass the language proficiency test for the International Track.|
|The MPA degree consists of thirty hours of the core curriculum,
three hours of internship or administrative project, and nine hours of
electives. The student may choose one of three tracks offered. They
are: Generalist Track, International Track, and Criminal Justice Track
and School Leadership Track. Students pursuing the Master of Public Administration
as an additional Master's degree, may obtain the degree upon successful
completion of the major curriculum and substituting hours attained in
the first masters program for nine hours of electives.
An MPA degree with a Health Administration Track is also offered and consists of thirty hours of the core curriculum, six hours of internship and 12 hours of Health Administration electives.
MASTER OF PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION (MPA)
|One course chosen from:|
Choose any nine hours from one of the following three Tracks:
|I. Criminal Justice Track|
|Three courses chosen from Criminal Justice at the 5000 level|
|II. Generalist Track|
|Any three courses chosen from those listed in the Criminal Justice Track|
|and the International Track above or from the following:|
|ECO 4360/PADM 5390/PSCI 4335/PSCI 5390/|
|PSYC 5310/PSYC 5340/SOCI 5305|
|III. International Track|
|Three courses chosen from:|
|ECO 4340/ECO 4350/PSCI 5340/PSCI 5368/PSCI 5372/PSCI 5373|
|IV. School Leadership Track|
|EDAM 5301, EDAM 5325 and EDAM 5332|
|1May substitute with SOCI 5302 or CRIJ 5320.|
|2Refer to course description for information on prerequisites.|
|3May be taken concurrently with PADM 5375.|
|4To be taken by those with two or more years experience in the public sector.|
|5To be taken by those with less than two years of experience in the public sector.|
|*School Leadership Track requires EDAM 5322.|
|**School Leadership Track requires EDAM 5313|
No more than three hours at the 4000-level may be applicable to the degree.
|HLTH||5353||Health Delivery Systems|
|HLTH||5381||Health Insurance Administration|
|HLTH||5390||Selected Topics in Health Care|
|1May substitute with SOCI 5302 or CRIJ 5320.
2Refer to course description for information on prerequisites.
3May be taken concurrently with PADM 5375.
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