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Master of Public Administration: General
Minimum Totals for Graduation: 36 hours
Core Courses (24-27 hours)
  • PSC 514 - American Public Policy Making 3(3-0)
  • PSC 610 - Foundations of Public Administration 3(3-0)
  • PSC 711 - Public Personnel Administration Practice 3(3-0)
  • PSC 713 - Public Budgeting and Finance 3(3-0)
  • PSC 714 - Program Analysis and Evaluation 3(3-0)
  • PSC 775 - Organization Theory in Public Administration 3(3-0)
  • PSC 780 - Research in Public Administration in Political Science 3(3-0)
  • PSC 795 - Internship in Public Administration 1-6(Spec)
  • PSC 796 - Applied Research in Public Administration 3(3-0)
Note: In-service students with experience are not required to take an internship (PSC 795). Students without experience will take 3 hours of internship.
Degree Emphasis (9-12 hours) Choose from one of the following options:
Cognate Courses Option
With the approval of an advisor, a student may create an emphasis in a subject area by selecting from 9 to 12 hours of cognate course work in place of the general electives. A cognate course is one outside of but related to the principal discipline of Public Administration.
General Electives
  • PSC 516 - Environmental Politics and Policy 3(3-0)
  • PSC 522 - Regulatory Processes and Administrative Law 3(3-0)
  • PSC 561 - American State Government and Administration 3(3-0)
  • PSC 565 - Managing Modern Local Government 3(3-0)
  • PSC 566 - Intergovernmental Relations in the United States 3(3-0)
  • PSC 583 - Survey Research 3(3-0)
  • PSC 585 - Computer Applications for Public Administrators 3(3-0)
  • PSC 712 - Implementation and Reform of Public Programs 3(3-0)
  • PSC 761 - Seminar in American State Government 3(3-0)
  • PSC 773 - Public Administration and Public Interest 3(3-0)
  • PSC 774 - Strategic Planning for Public/Non-Profit Organizations 3(3-0)
  • PSC 785 - Strategic Leadership 3(3-0)

Note: Both PSC 561 and PSC 761 may not be selected.

Total: 36 semester hours

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