College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences > Academics > School of Public Service > Graduate Programs > Public Administration (MPA) > Degree Requirements
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 specialization are required.
Students in this program are required to choose a specialization: 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, InternationalPublic Management, or Public Management specializations.
Students with a cumulative GPR of 3.5 or above may choose the thesis option and replace MPS 593 with MPS 598 THESIS
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