Jun 17, 2024  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Administration - Administration of Justice Concentration, MPA

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Program Code: MPA_279D
CIP Code: 44.0401

Program of Study for Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Admission Requirements: Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; complete application to the Graduate School ; official general GRE or GMAT exam scores.

To be considered for admission, applicants must meet the criteria for admission to the Graduate School . In addition, the program faculty will give preference to applicants who meet or exceed the following: Undergraduate GPA > 3.00 and/or GRE/GMAT Verbal > 25th percentile and GRE/GMAT Quantitative > 25th percentile. Meeting this condition does not guarantee admission.

Location: On Campus and Off Campus; Off-Campus cohorts begin periodically, and follow a part-time extended format.

Concentration Requirements (15 Hours)

  • 6 hours of Criminal Justice (CJ) graduate courses
  • 3 hours of graduate elective coursework from outside the program

Fieldwork / Internship Option (6 Hours)

Choose one:

Field Research Option for In-service Students

Other Requirements for the MPA

  • Thesis: Not required
  • Proficiency: Students must demonstrate a proficiency in reading a foreign language or quantitative analysis as a research tool. The department may determine the proficiency required.
  • Candidacy: Not required
  • Comprehensive: Successful completion of a capstone experience (P A 5558  plus P A 5559 ) fulfills the requirement for a comprehensive examination.
  • Product of Learning: Not required

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