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  School of Public Affairs and Administration 2011–2013 Degree Programs Ph.D. Program  

Ph.D. Program

The doctor of philosophy program in public administration trains prospective faculty and researchers. Before enrolling, applicants must have received a master's of public administration (M.P.A.) degree or other relevant master's degree, for example in political science, social work, education, law, or public health. Areas of possible concentration are budgeting and nonmarket organization finance, comparative public administration, human resource management, performance measurement and improvement, public management, and urban systems.
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