Public Administration Advanced Standing Program, Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Persons who have completed all of the requirements for the undergraduate Public Policy and Administration Certificate are allowed to obtain the MPA Degree by meeting the following requirements.
Note: for specifics on the requirements for the undergraduate Public Policy and Administration Certificate, see the description in this catalog under the Economics Department or the Political Science and International Studies Department.
|PADM 500||PERSONAL ASSESSMENT||1|
|PADM 501||PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION RESEARCH APPROACHES||4|
|PADM 503||CONCEPTS AND VALUES PUBLIC SERVICE||4|
|PADM 505||PUBLIC POLICY CYCLES||4|
|PADM 509||PUBLIC PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT||4|
|PADM 511||PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANIZATION THEORY AND DYNAMICS||4|
|PADM 513||PUBLIC PLANNING AND BUDGETING||4|
|PADM 515||ADMINISTRATIVE LAW AND REGULATION||4|
|PADM 517||PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT||1|
|PADM 519||PUBLIC SERVICE LEARNING||2|
|PADM 601||MPA CAPSTONE||2|
|PADM 602||MPA PORTFOLIO||2|
|MPA Elective Courses–in any of the courses acceptable as electives in the MPA Program.||10|
|Note: elective courses acceptable for the MPA program should not be below the 400 level.|
Student Learning Outcomes—students will
- analyze, synthesize, think critically, solve problems and make decisions;
- articulate and apply a philosophy of public service administration practice;
- communicate effectively and interact productively with a diverse and changing workforce and citizenry;
- demonstrate an ability to develop professionally through reflective analysis of employment and educational experiences;
- lead and manage in public governance;
- participate in and contribute to the public policy process.