associated faculty: Robert Blair
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 public management concentration are required to take the following three courses:
- PA 8410 | Public Human Resource Management
- PA 8436 | Municipal Administration
- PA 8470 | Administrative Ethics & Leadership
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, urban studies, or emergency management. Students work with their advisors on selecting electives that best meets their career and academic goals.