Programs of Study
The final course in the MPA program is the Capstone. In this course, students will have the opportunity to pull everything they have learned together in the context of a group applied research project for a real client. In addition, students will take the exit exam which tests achievement of our program's learning objectives. Students must complete all 36 hours within a six year period.
MPA Course Rotation
|PADM 6000, Survey of Public Administration||PADM 6000, Survey of Public Administration||PADM 6200,Human Resource Management|
|PADM 6050, Constitution & Administrative Law||PADM 6100, Organizational Theory & Behavior||PADM 6900, Internship (for those students needing one)|
|PADM 6300, Public Budgeting||PADM 6650, Public Policy Analysis|
|PADM 6600, Quantitative Methods||PADM 6600, Quantitative Methods|
|PADM 6750, Public Program Evaluation||PADM 6900, Internship (for those students needing one|
|PADM 7050, Capstone||PADM 7050, Capstone|
Criminal Justice Concentration
|PADM/CRJU 6436, Intimate Partner Violence (Even years) OR PADM/CRJU 6432, Juvenile Delinquency and Justice (Odd)||PADM/CRJU 6430, Deviance Theory|
Preferred Sequence of Courses
This sequencing assumes that the student follows a fairly typical path (6 hours per semester), and is NOT doing the CJ concentration.
Summer Year 2
Fall Year 1
PADM 6000, Survey of Public Administration
PADM 6100, Organizational Theory & Behavior
Spring Year 1
PADM 6650, Public Policy Analysis
PADM 6600, Quantitative Methods
Summer Year 1
PADM 6200, Human Resource Management
Fall Year 2
PADM 6050, Constitutional & Administrative Law
Spring Year 2
PADM 6300, Public Budgeting
PADM 6900, Internship (if needed) OR
Fall Year 3
PADM 6750, Program Evaluation
PADM 7050, Capstone
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