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  School of Public Affairs and Administration 2013–2015 Degree Programs M.P.A. Program Specialization Areas for the M.P.A.  

Specialization Areas for the M.P.A.

Three 3-credit courses (9 credits) in a specialization area complete the 42-credit curriculum. Specialization courses may be taken throughout a student's program. Specialization areas with their respective courses are listed below. With the approval of the M.P.A. director, students also may take specialization courses in other departments to fit their individual educational and career goals.

Leadership of Public Organizations
    20:834:505  Intergovernmental Relations and Management (3)
    20:834:507  Leadership and Diversity (3)     
    20:834:527  Labor Relations (3)   

Budgeting and Financial Management
    20:834:543  Public Financial Management (3)
    20:834:545  Capital Budgeting (3)
    20:834:568  Government Revenue Systems (3)

Nonprofit Management

    20.834:571  Nonprofit Budgeting (3)
    20.834:575  Grant Writing and Grants Management (3)
    20.834:576  Fundraising for Nonprofit Organizations(3)

Public and Nonprofit Performance Management
    20:834:526  Evidence-Based Public Management and Policy (3)
    20:834:529  Performance Measurement and Reporting for Public and Nonprofit      
    Organizations (3)
    20:834:578  Results-Driven Strategic Management (3)

Health Care Administration
    20:834:581  Health Care Systems and Policy (3)
    20:834:582  Health Care Management (3)   
    20:834:584  Health Care Finance (3)

Courses for Any of the Specializations
    20:834:590  Internship (3)
    20:834:598  Independent Study (3)
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