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Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

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Program Requirements:

60 graded credit hours are required for the Masters of Public Administration.

Complete the course requirements listed below

A minimum grade of “C-” is required for all courses counting toward the degree, and a cumulative grade of 2.00 (or better) is required to complete the degree.


REQUIRED CORE COURSES: 41 Credits

Complete the following courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PADM 509Field Placement5
PADM 540Research Methods for Public Administrators4
PADM 541 Program Evaluation4
PADM 544Ethics and Leadership for Public Administrators4
PADM 545Political Communication4
PADM 550Applied Policy Analysis4
PADM 552Budgetary Politics and Process4
PADM 553Rural Governance4
PADM 561Intergovernmental Relations4
PADM 570Geographic Information Systems I4
ELECTIVE COURSES: 19 credits

Complete at least 19 credits from the following list of courses:

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsPrerequisites
PADM 510Special Topics1-5
PADM 542Organizational Behavior4
PADM 543Non-Profit Management4
PADM 554Public Personnel Management4
PADM 571Geographic Information Systems II4
PADM 584Legal Process and Public Administration4

Total credits required for the MPA: 60

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