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MPA Handbook 11-12
Evenings and Saturdays. Evening classes meet once per week throughout the quarter from 6pm-8:40pm; Saturday classes meet three, four, or six times throughout the quarter on a half or full day.
Approximately 2 ½ years.
Yes, but at this point, not any online transfer credits.
For MPA transfer students, up to 18 credits from another MPA accredited program.For non-MPA transfer students, up to 10 credits.
One year, continuous, full-time work experience can be paid or unpaid, and from any sector.
Only if your undergraduate GPA is below a 3.0 and if your undergraduate institution does not provide letter grades/GPA.
Individuals who can best speak toward your professional capabilities, i.e., boss, supervisor, etc.
86 for the TOEFL; 7.0 for the IELTS.
The Collins Fellowship is a need-based fellowship awarded to a few MPA students throughout the academic year. Applications are provided upon admission to the MPA program (when requested).
Advisors are normally full-time, MPA faculty members. You may find this information on SUOnline under your student menu.
Students secure their own internships and use SU campus resources such as the IPS weekly enews or the Redhawk Network to view lists of available internships.
Registration requires the completion of the following forms:“Independent or Directed Study Internship Request” form found on the Registrar’s website.
Yes, for elective credits. Counting internships toward MPA credits is optional. Depending on the internship, you may count up to six credits (1-6).
Full-time MPA faculty members.
For a three-credit class, a minimum of 15-hours per week for at least the 10-week quarter; for a six-credit class, 30-40 hours per week for at least the 10-week quarter.
An internship must last at least throughout the 10-week quarter, and can be upward to two years.
Registration requires the completion of the “Independent or Directed Study Internship Request” form found on the Registrar’s website.
Registration information is found on SUOnline, under the Student Menu, Registration, Registration Appointments.
For the academic year 2011-12, contact the MPA Coordinator and the IPS Administrative Assistant to be added to the waitlist.Wait-listing will no longer be an option starting the 2012-13 academic year.
Yes, pre-approved graduate courses from another Seattle University program or regionally accredited institution. Approval must be obtained by the MPA director. Students may take three classes or nine credits outside of the MPA program.
For MPA transfer students, up to 18 credits from another MPA accredited program. For non-MPA transfer students, up to 10 credits.
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