associated faculty: Patrick O'Neil
Upon being accepted into the MPA Program, the MPA Program Chair assigns a student to an Advisor based on the concentration/specialization that was selected on the student's application to the program. However, at any point in the program, a student is allowed to change his/her Advisor by corresponding with the prospective Advisor and the MPA Program Chair.
concentration required courses.
In addition to the core courses required of all MPA students, those students who select the emergency management concentration are required to take the following four courses:
- EMGT 8060 | Planning, Preparedness & Mitigation
- EMGT 8430 | Response, Recovery & Resilience
Students in the concentration will select additional electives based on areas of interest. Possible electives are not limited to but can include additional graduate courses in aviation, public administration, or emergency management. Students work with their advisors on selecting electives that best meets their career and academic goals.
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