MPA Degree – Master of Public AdministrationProgram OverviewProgram DetailsWhy Choose Franklin
Master of Public Administration Degree
40 Semester Hours
Core Courses (28 hours)
- PUAD 701 - FOUNDATIONS OF GOVERNMENT & NONPROFIT ADMINISTRATION (4)
- PUAD 710 - MANAGING PERSONNEL & INFORMATION SYSTEMS (4)
- PUAD 715 - METHODOLOGICAL REASONING AND QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS (4)
- PUAD 725 - MANAGEMENT DECISION MAKING METHODS (4)
- PUAD 740 - FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND BUDGETING (4)
- PUAD 745 - STRATEGY, COLLABORATION AND COMMUNICATION (4)
- PUAD 790 - PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION CAPSTONE (4)
Electives (12 hours)
Students must complete PUAD 701, PUAD 740, and PUAD 715 before taking elective courses. Students may take any graduate courses offered at Franklin to meet the elective requirement, except for graduate capstone courses. Students must meet the prerequisite requirements for any graduate elective course or must obtain approval of the appropriate program chair to admit them into the course by waiving any prerequisite requirements.
Select 12 hours from any of the following courses, or select another graduate elective course:
Criminal Justice Administration
Human Resource Management
- PUAD 750 - LEADING GOVERNMENT & NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS (4)
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