MPM CURRICULUM INFORMATION
The 36-credit hours MPM program is designed to develop leaders for public, private and nonprofit organizations and allows for expertise in public management and policy analysis.
The 36 credit hours of courses require the completion of 18 hours in core courses, 12 hours in concentration areas in public management and policy analysis, 3 hours in experiential or professional requirements and 3 credit hours in electives. The elective add breadth to a chosen program, further exploration of the field of concentration, or enhance quantitative and analytical skills or administrative techniques. The experiential requirement ensures that each graduate of the MPM gains insight into the world of public service through an experience outside the classroom.
Required Courses: (18 credit hours)
SPEA-V 502 Public Management
SPEA-V 506 Statistical Analysis for Effective Decision Making
SPEA-V 509 Administrative Ethics in the Public Sector
SPEA-V 560 Public Finance and Budgeting
SPEA-V 562 Public Program Evaluation
SPEA-V 566 Executive Leadership
Concentration Requirements: (12 credit hours)
Public Management and Policy:
SPEA-V 504 Public Organizations
SPEA-V 561 Public Human Resource Management
SPEA-V 517 Public Management Economics
SPEA-V 540 Law and Public Affairs
Students are placed on probation following a semester in which their cumulative or semester grade point average (GPA) falls below 3.0. Students on probation or admitted provisionally are required to attain an average of at least 3.0 (B) for all work completed by the end of the semester. Failure to do so is cause for dismissal.
Need Additional Information?
For additional information and questions regarding the application process, please contact Dr. Karl Basel, Graduate Program Director.