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M.P.A. Curriculum  

Core (18 credits all six classes) 

  • 6001 Environment of Public Service  
  • 6002 Research Methods 
  • 6004 Economic Environment 
  • 6005 Financial Management and Control 
  • 6009 Managerial Decision Making 
  • 6010 Human Resources 
Public Sector Concentration (12 credits) 
  • 6003 Public Policy Analysis 
  • 7715 Public Sector Ethics 
  • 7122 Strategic Management 
  • 7124 Finance and Budgeting 
Nonprofit Management Concentration (12 Credits) 
  • 7311 Foundation of nonprofits  
  • 7312 Managing Nonprofit Organizations 
  • 6003 Public Policy Analysis 
  • 7715 Public Sector Ethics 
Data Visualization and Analytics (12 Credits) 
  • 7000 Data Visualization 
  • 7214 Cognition for Visualization 
  • 6010 Data Mining 
  • 7800 Ethical Challenges in Big Data Management 
Health Policy Concentration (12 credits) 
  • 7521 Healthcare Systems (2 credits) 
  • 7522 Healthcare policy (2 credits) 
  • 7513 Healthcare management (3 credits) 
  • 8523 Ethics In Healthcare (2 credits) 
  •  XXXX Plus additional 3 credits from Health Concentration list 
General electives (6 credits) 
  • 6007 Org Theory 
  • 6008 Information and Computers 
  • 7121 Public Service Leadership 
  • 7712 Program Evaluation 
  • 8711 Leadership Institute 
  • 8111-8129 Special Topics in Public Service  
  • 7313 Resource Development 
  • 7314 Financial Management of Nonprofits 
  • 7315 Managing Volunteers in Nonprofits 
  • 7321 Grantsmanship
  • 8311-8329 Special Topics in Nonprofits  
  • 7518 Managing Community Health Systems 
  • 7514 Financial Management Healthcare 
  • 8522 Ethics in healthcare 
  • 8518 HR and Legal Aspects of Healthcare Organizations 
  • 8514 Healthcare Economics 
  • 8517 Strategic Planning in Healthcare 
  • 8521 Quality and Information Management Systems
  • 8531 Emergency Preparedness and Health Security 
  • 8520,8522, 8524-29 Special Topics in Health Management and Policy 
Capstone (3 credit one course) 
  • 7991 Internship 
  • 7992 Practicum 
  • 7993 Research Seminar
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