State and Local Government
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Master of Public Administration: State & Local Government Concentration

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.

State and Local Government Concentration (9-12 hours)
  • PSC 561 - American State Government and Administration 3(3-0)
  • PSC 563 - Politics and Policy in Urban Communities 3(3-0)
  • PSC 565 - Managing Modern Local Government 3(3-0)
  • PSC 566 - Intergovernmental Relations in the United States 3(3-0)
  • PSC 761 - Seminar in American State Government 3(3-0)

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

Minimum Total for Graduation: 36 hours
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