Semester-by-Semester Outline of the Residential MPA Curriculum

Fall Semester - 1st year

Spring Semester - 1st year

Credits
Course #
Course Name
Credits
Course #
Course Name
3
709
PA Institutions and Values
3
710
Organization Theory
3
719
PA Analysis and Evaluation I
3
720
PA Analysis and Evaluation II
3
721
Professional Communications
3
723
Human Resource Management
3
760
Law for Public Administration 3
731
Public Financial Management
12 hours     12 hours    
 
*SUMMER PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE (INTERNSHIP)*
 
 

Fall Semester - 2nd year

Spring Semester - 2nd year

Credits
Course #
Course Name
Credits
Course #
Course Name
3
711
Public Service Leadership 1.5
746
MPA Portfolio
1.5
745
Professional Work Experience
3
  Elective
3
 
Elective 3   Elective
3  

Elective

3
  Elective
10.5 hours     10.5 hours    

A total of 15 elective credits must be taken to fulfill MPA requirements. Students must earn a total of 45 credit hours to receive their MPA degree.