2021-2022 University Catalog 
    Dec 07, 2023  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

4+1 Undergraduate to M.P.A.

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With the approval of the Director of the MPA Program, undergraduate students in Public Administration, B.P.A.  who have completed at least 60 credit hours with at least a 3.0 GPA may apply to take up to 12 credit hours of graduate courses towards the Master of Public Administration, M.P.A.  . A student electing this option will take the selected courses during their senior year and must be enrolled in at least 12 semester hours total of undergradutae and graduate courses each semester. 

4+1 students are not automatically eligible for admission to the Master of Public Administration program. If they wish to pursue a graduate degree, they must submit an application, meeting all of the entrance requirements for the program.

MPA Course Undergraduate Course
PA 509 Leadership Development and Organizations   PA 333 Public Management and Leadership  
PA 512 The Environment of Public Organizations   PA 331 Public Organizations  
PA 542 Social Policy   PA 404 Capitalism and Societal Issues  
DEM 551 Principles of Disaster and Emergency Management   CJ 353 Emergency Management  
PA 600 Ethical Foundations of Authority and Responsibility   PA 380 Public Service Values  
PA 601 - Research Methods and Data Analysis   PA 430 - Research in Public Administration  

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