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Advanced Standing Master of Public Administration


The Master of Public Administration degree prepares people for leadership roles in organizations that provide public services or have important interactions with public service organizations. The EWU MPA program's approach to this task is...
                                         "reflective practice with a twist."

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    People who have completed all of the requirements for the undergraduate Public Policy and Administration Certificate offered through the Government Department and the Economics Department of EWU's College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Social Work are allowed to obtain the MPA Degree by meeting a total of 46 credits.

    Note: for specifics on the requirements for the undergraduate Public Policy and Administration Certificate, see the description in this catalog under the Government Department or the Economics Department.

    What will I study?

    Required MPA Courses: (34 Core Credits) + (12 Elective Credits) = (46 Credits)

    Core Courses (34 Credits)

         PADM 501 Public Administration Research Approaches (4)
         PADM 503 Concepts and Values of Public Service (4)
         PADM 505 Public Policy Cycles (4)
         PADM 509 Public Personnel Management (4)
         PADM 511 Public Sector Organization Theory and Dynamics (4)
         PADM 513 Public Planning and Budgeting (4)
         PADM 601 Research Project (2) 
         PADM 602 MPA Portfolio (2)

    MPA Elective Courses (12 Credits)

          12 credits in any of the courses acceptable as electives in the MPA Program.

    For more information, please contact
    Ning Li, Ph.D.
    Professor and MPA Director
    Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program
    Phone: 509.828.1264

    Contact Information

    Public Administration
    668 N Riverpoint Blvd, Suite A
    Spokane, WA 99202

    phone: 509.828.1218

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