Major: Public Administration
Concentration: National Security
Degree: Master of Public Admin.
Core Requirements (24 credits)
NOTE: PAD 5700 is a prerequisite for PAD 6706, PAD 6066, PUP 6006, and PUP 6007. PAD 6060 is a prerequisite for PAD 6066.
In order to graduate from the program: grades of C or above are required in all MPA courses; grades of B or above are required in at least 7 of the 8 required core courses; and MPA students must meet the minimum graduation requirements for master's degree students at the university. The MPA program requires successful completion of 42 credit hours. All students must apply for graduation during registration for the last semester of courses in the program. Deadlines are published online.
PAD6060 Public Admin in Modern Society (3 Credits)
PAD5700 Public Admin Research Methods (3 Credits)
PAD6417 Human Res in Public/NP Mgmt (3 Credits)
PAD6227 Government Budget and Finance (3 Credits)
PAD6106 Admin Behavior in Public Org (3 Credits)
PUP6006 Prog Eval Pub/NP Mgt (3 Credits)
PAD6436 Ethics in Public Service (3 Credits)
PAD6066 Capstone Seminar (3 Credits)
Prereq: requires permission of MPA director
Major Requirements (12 credits)
National security concentration students must transfer 12-15 hours from the Naval War College nonresidential seminar program. This concentration is offered in conjunction with the Naval War College nonresidential seminar program, open only to serving Navy Officers, Officers from other uniformed services, and some senior personnel from federal agencies.
SELECT 12-15 Naval War credits
Major Electives (3 credits)
(one or two courses depending on the number of credits transfered in) MPA courses to meet the 42 credit MPA program requirement. Students may select courses in graduate programs other than the MPA program with the approval of the MPA director.