Candidates with less than a 2.5 GPA may be considered for admission. Provisional acceptance on a case by case basis may be granted by the Program Coordinator.

All provisionally accepted students with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or less will be eligible to register for up to 6 credits. Students must earn a ‘B’ grade or better in each class to be eligible to continue in the program

Any questions or clarifications may be referred to your academic advisor.

Minimum 36 Credits To Complete Degree

PUB 503

Theories, Principles and Practice of Public Administration

PUB 535

Research Methodologies

PUB 545

Values and Ethics in Public Administration

PUB 605

Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation

PUB 609

Seminar in Public Financial Administration

PUB 611

Seminar in Public Human Resources Administration

PUB 635

Leadership in Public Purpose Organizations

PUB 647

Public Law and Administration

PUB 670

Public Planning and Growth Management

PUB 699

Capstone: Applied Project

Elective Courses (6 Credits/Select 2)

PUB 622

Nonprofit Administration

PUB 623

Productivity Improvement in the Public Sector

PUB 650

Public/Private Enterprise

PUB 660

Public Policy and Administrative Process

MPA Nonprofit Administration Specialization Track (12 Credits)


PUB 622

Nonprofit Administration


Choose 3 Courses From:

PUB 613

Philanthropy and Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations


PUB 616

Human Resources for Nonprofit Organizations: Board Governance and Volunteer Management


PUB 641

Strategic Planning and Budgeting for Nonprofit Organizations


PUB 645

Nonprofit Program Evaluation


Students electing to complete the Nonprofit Specialization must notify their academic advisor and complete the appropriate paperwork. Upon successful completion of the specialization, the register will note the specialization on the transcript.