College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > School of Public Service > Graduate Programs > Public Administration (MPA) >
Students complete a total of 13 courses (52 credit hours). Ten courses (40 credit hours) of core course work and three courses (12 credit hours) in a concentration are required.
|MPS 500||INTRODUCTION TO PUBLIC SERVICE MANAGEMENT||4|
|MPS 501||CROSS-SECTOR ANALYSIS||4|
|MPS 514||GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION||4|
|MPS 522||FUNDAMENTALS OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT||4|
|MPS 533||APPLIED STATISTICS FOR PUBLIC SERVICE||4|
|MPS 541||ECONOMIC FOUNDATIONS OF PUBLIC SERVICE||4|
|MPS 542||POLICY DESIGN AND ANALYSIS||4|
|MPS 583||RESEARCH METHODS FOR PUBLIC SERVICE||4|
|MPS 593||INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR||4|
|MPS 594||ETHICAL LEADERSHIP IN PUBLIC SERVICE||4|
Students in this program are required to choose a concentration: Emergency Management, Metropolitan Planning and Urban Affairs, International Public Management, and Public Management. Students interested in pursuing the online degree may choose between the Metropolitan Planning and Urban Affairs, International Public Management, or Public Management concentrations.
Students with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above may choose the thesis option and replace MPS 593 with MPS 598.
Students can opt to complete an internship or professional development experience in a government setting. The student would enroll in MPS 601 for course credit, which will be applied to the MPA degree by the student's adviser. Contact SPSAdvising@depaul.edu for more details.
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