2021-2022 University Catalog 
    Feb 26, 2024  
2021-2022 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Master of Public Administration, Project Management Concentration, M.P.A.

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Master of Public Administration, M.P.A.

Format of Courses

Courses in the MPA are offered in multiple formats: online, traditional face-to-face classroom, and blended. Students may complete their degree using any combination of formats.

Courses of Study

Students are required to take a series of eight core public administration courses in the Master of Public Administration program. In addition, from the program areas, students select one as a concentration area. With approval, a student may take a PA 504 internship course to replace a course in the Master of Public Administration program.

Sequential Degree

This program is a participant of the Sequential Degree option.

Project Management Concentration

The Project Management (PM) concentration is designed to prepare students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) to competently plan, organize, staff, and guide processes for creating a solution or system. The PM concentration intends to adequately prepare the students to take the Project Management Professional (PMP)® credentialing exam. More specifically, the content is aligned with the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK, 5th edition) and introduces students to the 5 process groups, 10 knowledge areas, and 47 processes of project management.

Graduation Requirements

Park University confers the Master of Music, Master of Public Administration, and Master of Science degrees at selected locations when a candidate has satisfied the following conditions:

  • Completion of a minimum of 36 semester hours.
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 for Park University courses.
  • Satisfaction of all requirements for a major as outlined in this catalog.
  • Completion of all earned credit with no more than 2 grades of C earned.
  • Submission of an Application for Graduation.

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