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The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program requires the completion of 54 credits with an area of emphasis in government or nonprofit.
Eight required courses: 24 credits:
PUBM-5010 Foundations of Public Administration
PUBM-5110 Understanding Organizations
PUBM-5120 Policy Formation and Implementation
PUBM-5210 Management and Human Relations Skills
PUBM-5300 Financial Management and Control
PUBM-5400 Policy and Program Research
PUBM-5700 Economic Analysis
PUBM-5900 Capstone in Public Service
Four courses in Government or Nonprofit Area of Emphasis: 12 credits
Six elective courses: 18 credits
Electives may include: Behavioral Economics, Social Justice and Policy, Strategic Planning, Communication and Advocacy, Networks in Public and Nonprofit Management, Lean Management, GIS for Public Administrators, and more. Internship opportunities are available for students seeking additional experience in the public or nonprofit sectors, and many other course offerings.
MPA students conclude the program with the PUBM 5900 capstone course. The course integrates the knowledge and skills gained in the program, providing students an opportunity to work with local agencies or employers. Students analyze a policy or management problem, and make recommendations for courses of action.
Courses are offered fall, winter, spring, and summer quarters.
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