Public Administration - Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) - Public Administration

Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Baucus Institute Department of Public Administration and Policy

Degree Specific Credits: 36

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0

Catalog Year: 2022-23

Notes/Description

  • The MPA degree requires completing 36 credits of course work and a portfolio project/exit interview. 

  • In a student’s final semester of the MPA program, you must complete a portfolio project, which has written and oral components.

  • *Elective course options see department website.

  • Joint degree option with Public Health, Social Work, or Law. See department website for joint degree information.

  • 4+1 (undergraduate and masters in 5 years). See department website for information.

Summary

Core Courses

18

*Electives

18

Total Hours

36


Core Courses

Code

Title

Hours

Complete all of the following courses:

PUAD 501

Public Administration

3

PUAD 503

Policy Analysis

3

PUAD 504

Organization Theory

3

PUAD 505

Budgeting & Finance

3

PUAD 506

MPA Applied Research Methods

3

PUAD 522

Human Resource Management

3

Total Hours

18

Minimum Required Grade: B