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Master of Public Administration

transportation concentration - mpa degree plan.

Advisors: Ken Kriz, Dave Byers

Thirteen courses (39 graduate credit hours) are required for the MPA degree. Students complete the program by first taking the beginning core courses, then taking specialization courses. As students complete their concentration courses, they complete the ending core courses.

Note: Click on a course name to view a sample syllabi, if available. Please note that these syllabi are generic and should not be considered the final syllabi for any specific term or section of this course. Contact the instructor with any questions.

Beginning Core:


Ending Core:


Required courses

AVN 8360 Transportation Safety
PA 8400 Public Budgeting or PA 8750 Transportation Finance
CIVE 861 Urban Transportation Planning

Elective courses (6 credits)

AVN 8060 Transportation Security
PA 8480 Public Finance Administration
CIVE 868 Airport Planning and Design
CIVE 864 Analysis & Estimation of Transportation Demand
UBNS 8060 Introduction to Urban Planning
PA 8990 Capstone Project (Students admitted Fall 2011 and beyond will complete the Capstone Project as an ending core course.)

Other UBNS, CIVE, PA or AVN courses approved on Plan of Study. Please refer to the Aviation Institute Graduate Handbook for additional details.