Department of Political Science & Criminal Justice

College of Humanities & Social Sciences Spring 2014
  • PADM 6000
  • PADM 6200
  • PADM 6440
  • PADM 6500
  • PADM 6560
  • PADM 6600
  • PADM 6720
  • PADM 6750
  • PADM 6990

Summer 2014

  • PADM 6300
  • PADM 6580
  • PADM 6610
  • PADM 6640
  • PADM 6830
  • PADM 6890
  • PADM 6900
  • PADM 6950

Fall 2014

  • PADM 6000
  • PADM 6200
  • PADM 6440
  • PADM 6500
  • PADM 6550
  • PADM 6615
  • PADM 6620
  • PADM 6650
  • PADM 6700
  • PADM 6990

Master of Public Administration

Degree Requirements

We are excited about our new areas of emphasis (State & Local Government, Criminal Justice, Non-Profit Management & Administration, Student Services) approved by the Regents. The general emphasis MPA requirements are shown below. See all of the emphases requirements.

Core Requirements - Complete All Seven Courses

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PADM 6000 Administrative Theory 3
PADM 6100 Overview of Public Administration 3
PADM 6200 Public Budgeting and Finance 3
PADM 6300 Administrative Law 3
PADM 6440 Research Methods for Public Administration 3
PADM 6500 Public Human Resource Mgmt 3
PADM 6990 Capstone in Public Administration 3

Experiential Learning (1 -6 Credits)

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PADM 6890 Internship 3
PADM 6900 Thesis 3
PADM 6950 Professional Project 3

Elective Courses - Complete 12 Credit Hours

Course Number Course Title Credit Hours
PADM  6550 Student Affairs in Higher Education 3
PADM 6560 American Higher Education Environments 3
PADM 6570 Student Development in College, Theory and Practice 3
PADM 6580 The History of American Higher Education 3
PADM 6600 Practice of Public Management 3
PADM 6610 Public Policy Analysis 3
PADM 6615 Comparative Public Policy 3
PADM 6620 Public Administration & Ethics 3
PADM 6630 State & Local Government 3
PADM 6640 Constitutional Law 3
PADM 6650 Managing America's Cities 3
PADM 6670 Public Sector Contracting 3
PADM 6670 Public Sector Contracting 3
PADM 6700 Organization & Administration at the Criminal Justice Agency 3
PADM 6720 Criminal Justice Policy 3
PADM 6830 Readings & Conferences 3