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Degree Pathway, Master of Public Administration - Human Service Management

Sample Degree Pathway for Master of Arts - Public Administration

All programs are 39 credits, consisting of 6 required courses, 2 courses from the flexible core, and 6 courses within a specialized option.
Required Courses
Course #Course NameCr.
MPAD.5010Foundations for Public Administration3
ACCT.5010Financial Accounting2
MPAD.5020Public & Non Profit Budgeting and Financial Management3
MPAD.5030Public & Non Profit Management & Leadership3
MPAD.5040Data Analysis3
MPAD.5050Professional Practicum1
Required Courses - Flexible Core (pick 2)
Course #Course NameCr.
MPAD.5045Advanced Research with Survey Data3
MPAD.5150Public and Non-profit Personnel Management3
MPAD.5900Special Topics in Applied Public Policy and Management3
PSYC.5460Grant Writing3
PSYC.6110 or CRIM.5950Program Evaluation
MPAD.5100Public Policy Analysis3
Managing Workplace Diversity 
(required for Human Service Management option)
Required Courses for Human Service Management
Course #Course NameCr.
SOCI.5010Social Policy and Inequalities3
SOCI.5020Human Service Management3
MPAD.6010Capstone Experience3
Elective Courses for Human Services Management (pick 3)
Course #Course NameCr.
SOCI.5100Refugee and Asylum Policy3
SOCI.5110Immigration Policy3
PSYC.5270Immigrant Psychology & Communities
PSYC.6810Health Campaigns: Effects & Processes3
PUBH.5010Social & Behavioral Determinants of Health3
PUBH.6010Health Policy & Management3
PSYC.6640Child Maltreatment3
PUBH.6800Aging & Society3
PSYC.6800Aging & Community3
PSYC.Psychology of Diversity: Diversity & Social Justice3

Total Credits = 39

Last updated: 1/10/2019