2022-2023 University Catalog 
    
    Jun 21, 2024  
2022-2023 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
PA509 Leadership Development and Organizations    PA333 Public Management and Leadership   
PA512 The Environment of Public Organizations    PA331 Public Organizations      
PA542 Social Policy    PA404 Capitalism and Societal Issues     
DEM551 Principles of Disaster and Emergency Management    CJ353 Emergency Management   
PA600 Ethical Foundations of Authority and Responsibility    PA380 Public Service Values   
PA601 Research Methods and Data Analysis    PA430 Research in Public Administration   

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