Master of Public Affairs
(18 credit hours) The M.P.A. core is designed to ensure that each student acquires both the prerequisite analytical skills and an understanding of policy issues and governmental processes that compose the environment within which graduates will pursue their careers.
|SPEA-V 502||Public Management||(3 cr.)|
|SPEA-V 506||Statistical Analysis for Effective Decision Making||(3 cr.)|
|SPEA-V 517||Public Management Economics||(3 cr.)|
|SPEA-V 540||Law and Public Affairs||(3 cr.)|
|SPEA-V 560||Public Finance and Budgeting||(3 cr.)|
|SPEA-V 600||Capstone in Public and Environmental Affairs||(3 cr.)|
Extremely well-prepared applicants may petition the program director to waive one or more of the core requirements on the basis of advanced course work done elsewhere. Students may be exempted on the basis of satisfactory equivalent course work or by examination. Credit hours waived from the core add to the electives a student may use. Students requesting course waivers should contact the appropriate graduate program director for requirements and guidelines.