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The MPA is the gold standard degree for upper-level positions in the public and
non-profit sectors. Coursework builds a systematic understanding of the
economic, political, and social problems public administrators face.
For the CMU MPA department web page,
Achievement data for the NASPAA accredited Master of Public Administration
program can be found by following this link:
accreditation.naspaa.org/for-students/. You will find data
related to employment rates of recent graduates, graduation rates, faculty and
Note: In-service students with experience are not required to
take an internship (PSC 795). Students without experience will take 3
hours of internship, reducing their number of elective courses by 1
course, or 3 credit hours.
PSC 796 - The Applied Research Project: Before a student’s final
semester, he or she forms a Plan B paper committee of three members and,
with their advice, develops an approved research topic. The student
will present his or her finished paper to the committee when completed.
Both main campus and Global Campus students are encouraged to develop
their research topics through the tutelage of the entire teaching staff.
Choose from one of the following two options:
With the approval of an advisor, a student may create an emphasis in a
subject area by selecting from 9 to 12 hours of cognate course work in
place of the general electives. A cognate course is one outside of but
related to the principal discipline of Public Administration.
Note: Both PSC 661 and PSC 761 may not be selected.
Where Is This Offered?
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Join us online for a Webinar on Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. ET. We'll be discussing the Master of Public Administration degree and the many possibilities it could open up for you!
Join us for an information sesson for the Master of Public Administration degree on Thursday, August 6, 2015 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. at 2120 Powers Ferry Road, Shadowood Office Park, SE, Suite 200 in Atlanta. Staff will be on hand to answer all your questions so stop in any time.
Join us online for a Webinar on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. ET. We'll be discussing the Master of Public Administration degree and the many possibilities it could open up for you!
Join us online for a Webinar on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. ET. We'll be discussing the Master of Public Administration degree and the many possibilities it could open up for you!
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