Students complete a total of 13 courses (52 credit hours). Ten courses (40 credit hours) of core course work and three courses (12 credit hours) in a specialization are required.
Students with a grade point average of 3.5 or above may choose the thesis option and replace MPS 593 INTEGRATIVE SEMINAR with MPS 598 THESIS.
Students in this program are required to choose a three course specialization. Students interested in pursuing the online degree must choose the International Public Management Specialization.
Students are required to complete substantial professional experience in a
government setting. Students with such experience, or have professional or economic constraints, may request a waiver by submitting a letter describing their circumstances. Otherwise, students will be required to complete an internship.