College of Arts and Letters
Degree Program Course Requirements
For general degree requirements, see the College of Arts and Letters and
the General Degree Requirements pages.
Master of Public Administration
General Government Administration Option
Area 1 Core Required Hours: 18
MPAC 7106 Public Administration and Policy
MPAC 7116 Public Personnel Administration
MPAC 7126 Public Budgeting/Financial Admin
MPAC 7136 Research Meth for Administration
MPAC 7146 Organization Theory and Behavior
Select one course from the following two courses:
MPAC 7156 Legal Environment of Admin
COMM 5139 Dispute Resolution
Area 2 Concentration Required Hours: 18
18 semester hours of MPAG or POLS coursework numbered 5000G or higher, or substitutions as approved by the Program Director.
Area 3 Additional Requirements Required Hours: 0
MPAC 7000 MPA Comprehensive Exam
Note: Students may choose to substitute MPAC 7137 (Project Design) and MPAC 7999 (Thesis) for MPAC 7000 (MPA Comprehensive Examination) and for two of the option courses above.
Total Hours Required: 36