Degree Plans

Master of Public Administration Degree
Human Resources Management Concentration

                                                                                                                        Credit Hours

First Semester
PAD 501:         Public Administration: Survey of the Field                                         3
PAD 502:         Organizational Theory and Bureaucratic Behavior                            3
PAD 503:         Research Methods & Data Analysis                                                   3
 
Second Semester
PAD 504:         Economics for Public Administrators                                                 3
PAD 505:         Formulation of Public Policy                                                               3
PAD 506:         Human Resources Management                                                        3
 
Third Semester
PAD 507:         Public Budgeting and Finance                                                            3         
PAD 527:         Compensation Management                                                              3
Elective                       (options below)                                                                      3
 
Fourth Semester
PAD 508:         Information Management Systems for Public Administrators          3
PAD 518:         Strategic Human Resources Planning                                                 3
PAD 530:         Capstone Project Seminar                                                                  3
                                                                                                                        Total:   36

 

Recommended Electives

PAD 511:         Applied Urban Management
PAD 512:         Internship
PAD 514:         Public Management
PAD 517:         Labor Management
PAD 519:         International Development Administration
PAD 522:         Nonprofit Organization Management

 

Master of Public Administration Degree
Nonprofit Leadership & Management Concentration

                                                                       

                                                                                                                        Credit Hours

First Semester
PAD 501:         Public Administration: Survey of the Field                                         3
PAD 502:         Organizational Theory and Bureaucratic Behavior                            3
PAD 503:         Research Methods & Data Analysis                                                   3
 
Second Semester
PAD 504:         Economics for Public Administrators                                                 3
PAD 505:         Formulation of Public Policy                                                               3
PAD 506:         Human Resources Management                                                        3
 
Third Semester
PAD 507:         Public Budgeting and Finance                                                            3         
PAD 522:         Nonprofit Organization Management                                               3
Elective                       (options below)                                                                      3
 
Fourth Semester
PAD 508:         Information Management Systems for Public Administrators          3
PAD 523:         Board Governance and Strategic Leadership                                     3
PAD 530:         Capstone Project Seminar                                                                  3

                                                                                                                        Total:   36

 

Recommended Electives

PAD 510:         Program Design, Implementation and Evaluation
PAD 512:         Internship
PAD 521:         Principles of Community and Economic Development
PAD 524:         Grant Proposal Writing and Management
PAD 525:         Sustainable Urban Management
PAD 526:         Housing and Community Development Policy
Master of Public Administration Degree
Public Policy Concentration

                                                                                                                       

                                                                                                                        Credit Hours

First Semester
PAD 501:         Public Administration: Survey of the Field                                         3
PAD 502:         Organizational Theory and Bureaucratic Behavior                            3
PAD 503:         Research Methods & Data Analysis                                                   3
 
Second Semester
PAD 504:         Economics for Public Administrators                                                 3
PAD 505:         Formulation of Public Policy                                                               3
PAD 506:         Human Resources Management                                                        3

 

Third Semester
PAD 507:         Public Budgeting and Finance                                                            3         
PAD 508:         Information Management Systems for Public Administrators          3
PAD 510:         Program Design, Implementation and Evaluation                             3
 
Fourth Semester
PAD 516:         Fundamentals of Social Policy                                                            3
Elective           (options below)                                                                                  3
PAD 530:         Capstone Project Seminar                                                                  3
                                                                                                                        Total:   36

 

Recommended Electives

PAD 509:         State and Local Government Finance
PAD 512:         Internship
PAD 514:         Public Management
PAD 518:         Strategic Human Resources Planning
PAD 520:         Environmental Sustainability Policy
PAD 521:         Principles of Community and Economic Development