Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

University of Alaska Anchorage

Advising Checklist

MPA Program Requirements

Public Administration Program Requirements

Core Courses (18 hours)

  • PADM A601 Introduction to Public Administration
  • PADM A602 Seminar in Public Management
  • PADM A604 Research Methods in Administration
  • PADM A606 The Policymaking Process
  • PADM A608 Organizational Theory, Design and Development
  • ECON A625 Economics and Public Policy

Core Comprehensive Exam

Area of Emphasis and 600-level Electives (15 hours)

  • Health Administration
  • Criminal Justice
  • Public Management
  • Policy Analysis

Internship (only required of students not having public administration work experience) PADM A620 Internship in Public Administration/Policy

Capstone Project Course

  • PADM A659 Administrative Policy Seminar

Print and Review the following checklist relevant to your emphasis. Bring checklist to your assigned advisor during your first semester in the program.

GSP Template Public Management

GSP Template Policy Analysis

GSP Template Health Administration

GSP Template Criminal Justice