Students complete 13 courses (52 credit hours) for the Master of Science in Public Service Management program. Eight courses (32 credit hours) of core course work and five courses (20 credit hours) of declared concentration work.
Students may choose concentrations in a variety of public service
fields. Concentrations are available for students in
the Master of Science in Public Service Management degree with
specialized interests and careers. The concentrations are: Health Care
Administration, Higher Education Administration, and Metropolitan
Planning and Urban Affairs. Students who choose not to pursue a specialized concentration will declare the Standard concentration. See the concentration pages for further course information.
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
. To qualify for the thesis option you must take the Policy Based Research sequence.