Public Administration Master’s Degree Curriculum

Please review the admissions requirements before applying for this or any program. If you have questions about the program or are planning to register for classes, please speak to the program advisor.

 

For a full list of course descriptions please see section 6 of the university graduate catalog.

 

 

Core Courses 21

POL 800

Research Methods

3

POL 801

Administration, Ethics, and Public Policy

3

POL 874

Public Sector Leadership

3

POL 875

Public Sector Organizations and Management

3

POL 876

Public Human Resources Management

3

POL 877

Public Finance Administration

3

POL 879

Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation

3

Concentration

12-15

Select one of the following concentrations:

 

Community Development

12

POL 835

Seminar in Intergovernmental Relations

 

POL 845

Community Development

 

POL 846

Nonprofit Organizations

 

POL 847

Grant Writing

 

Emergency Management & Disaster Resilience

12

HLS 810

Infrastructure Protection & Risk Analysis

 

HLS 830

Achieving Long-Term Disaster Resilience 

 

HLS 831

Evolution of Emergency Management

 

HLS 835

Intergovernmental Relations in Disaster Management

 

Interdisciplinary Studies

12

POL 835

Intergovernmental Relations

3

POL 845

Community Development

3

POL 846

Non-Profit Organizations

3

POL 847

Grant Writing

3

HLS 831 Evolution of Emergency Management 3
HLS 835 Intergovernmental Relations in Disaster Management 3
HLS 830 Achieving Long-Term Disaster Resilience 3
HLS 810 Infrastructure Protection and Risk Analysis 3

Together with your advisor, select 12 hours of approved electives for a general public administration degree

 

Field Study Requirement

3

Together with your advisor, select one of the following:

 

POL 870

Internship in Public Administration

 

POL 871

Applied Research in Public Administration.

 

Total Hours

36