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DPA Program Requirements

DPA Core (Required) Courses

Dept. / #

Course Name

Hours

PADM 9000

Administration and Government

3

PADM 9010

Financial Management for Public & Non-Government Orgs.

3

PADM 9020

Managing HR in Public & Non-Government Orgs.

3

PADM 9060

Information & Data Management

3

PADM 9070

Culture of Formal Work Organizations

3

Core Total

 

15

DPA Methods (Required) Courses

Dept. / #

Course Name

Hours

PADM 9030

Logic of Inquiry in Public Administration

3

PADM 9040

Research Methods in Public Administration

3

PADM 9050

Program Evaluation

3

Methods Total

 

9

Concentration Area - Must identify upon completion of 18 hours of coursework

15

(all courses for a concentration area must be approved by a DPA Coordinator)

 

Guided Electives

6

(all courses for guided electives must be approved by advisor)

 

Capstone Seminar & Project (required)

Dept. / #

Course Name

Hours

PADM 9990**

Capstone Seminar

3

PADM 9999**

Final Project / Organization Analysis

3

PADM 9999**

Final Project / Organization Analysis

1-3

Core Total

 

9

** Co-requisite courses, must be taken during final semester

DPA Program Total

54