The MPA degree requires successful completion of 36 total graduate hours.
Track I: 18 hours in Core Courses; 12 hours In Designated Electives including the Internship; 6 hours in either Thesis or Applied Research Grant Project. A total of 36 semester credit hours.
Track II: 18 hours in Core Courses; 18 hours in Core Courses; 15 hours In Designated Electives Including the Internship; 3 hours in the Capstone Course, PUBA 6306 Public Administration: Past, Present, and Future. A total of 36 semester credit hours. Thesis and/or Applied Research Grant Project hours will not be counted within the 42 hour total for Track II.
see the Degree Plan for the quick and complete picture of the program requirements.