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Typical On-Campus MPA course schedule

A total of 9 core courses and 15 elective credits must be taken to fulfill MPA requirements. Students must earn a total of 45 credit hours to receive their MPA degree.

Fall Semester - 1st year

Spring Semester - 1st year

Credits Course # Course Name Credits Course # Course Name
3 709 PA Institutions and Values 3 710 Organization Theory
3 719 PA Analysis and Evaluation I 3 720 PA Analysis and Evaluation II
3 721 Professional Communications 3 723 Human Resource Management
3 760 Law for Public Administration 3 731 Public Financial Management
12 hours     12 hours    

Summer Semester

*Summer Professional Work Experience*

Fall Semester - 2nd year

Spring Semester - 2nd year

Credits Course # Course Name Credits Course # Course Name
3 711 Public Service Leadership 1.5 746 MPA Portfolio
1.5 745 Professional Work Experience 3   Elective
3   Elective 3   Elective
3   Elective 3   Elective
10.5 hours     10.5 hours