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School of Public ServiceMPA Course Matrix

Long-term Course Matrix

The following grid lists the projected delivery of core courses in both live and online classes; please be aware that this is subject to change based on interest, timely enrollment, and other factors.

Note: new students are advised to take PADM 651 (Admin Theory I) in their first semester.

Core Courses Fall Spring Summer
PADM 651 - Administrative Theory I: The Context of Public Administration In-Person Online
PADM 736 - Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Online Online
PADM 671 - Public Budgeting and Financial Management Online Online
PADM 701 - Public Policy Analysis and Evaluation In-Person/Online Online
PADM 723 - Ethical Foundations of Public Administration Online Online
Data Analysis (options for one of PADM 752, FOUN 722, or MPH 612) Online Online Online
PADM 753 - Research Methods for Public Administration Online Online
PADM 746 - Capstone Seminar in Public Administration In-Person Online Online
Schedule may be changed or augmented based on enrollment and faculty availability.
Courses are currently online but may return to live/streaming/sync in 2022.

Live = Classroom Only
Streaming = Live but streaming over the internet; synchronous
Online = all modules are via the internet; no set course time; asynchronous
Hybrid = Live/streaming but with alternating asynchronous online weeks

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