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Degree Pathway, Master of Public Administration - Justice Administration - Spring 2022 and Beyond

Sample Degree Pathway for Master of Arts - Public Administration - Spring 2022 and Beyond

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
MPAD.5020Public & Non Profit Budgeting and Financial Management2
MPAD.5030Public & Non Profit Management & Leadership3
MPAD.5040Data Analysis3
MPAD.5400Public Finance3
Required Courses - Flexible Core (pick 2)
Course #Course NameCr.
MPAD.5100Public Policy Analysis3
MPAD.5120Communication Strategies for Public and Non-profit Managers3
MPAD.5150Public and Non-profit Personnel Management3
PSYC.5260Managing Workplace Diversity3
MPAD.5300Gender & Admiinistration3
MPAD.5210Opioid Epidemic Policy and Management
Required Courses for Justice Administration
Course #Course NameCr.
CRIM.5200Administration of Justice3
MPAD.6010Capstone Experience3
Required for Justice Administration (pick 2)
Course #Course NameCr.
CRIM.5910Criminal Justice Research Design3
CRIM.5270Management & Administration of the Courts (Applied Management track)3
CRIM.5920Justice Information Systems (Technical Skills track)3

Elective Courses for Justice Administration (pick 3)
Course #Course NameCr.
CRIM.5210Managing Justice Organizations3
CRIM.5220Issues in Policing3
CRIM.5230Courts and Sentencing
CRIM.5240Issues in Corrections3
CRIM.5270Management & Administration of the Courts3
CRIM.5910Criminal Justice Research Design3
CRIM.5920Justice Information Systems3
CRIM.6500Violence in America3
CRIM.6800Selected Topics (Access to Justice, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Specialty Courts)3

Other electives may be selected with approval of the graduate coordinator.

Total Credits = 39

Last updated: 1/10/2019