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FUTURE STUDENTS

Master of Public Administration

Overview

WHAT FACULTY & STUDENTS SAY



The Master of Public Administration at Belhaven University equips graduates for increased leadership and management responsibilities within government agencies. Our goal is to enhance knowledge, skills, and abilities of public sector professionals and to serve other student who desire careers in public and non-profit organizations.  The program will convey knowledge and develop competencies in public sector management practices, public policy analysis, and public decision-making processes. The program is offered in the evenings to facilitate participation by students who are employed full time and wish to pursue their education. Classes are accelerated and consist of one class meeting per week plus a weekly learning team meeting.

Program Objectives:

Change Yourself

Change Your Life

Change Your Point of View

 

Curriculum Summary

Master of Public Administration Courses
Course # Course Name Credits
MPA601 Introduction to Public Administration 3
MPA602 Effective Professional Communication 3
MPA603 Research Methods in Public Administration-Project I 2
MPA606 Human Resources Development and Administration 3
MPA604 Organizational Theory and Behavior 3
MPA605 Principles of Executive Leadership 3
MPA607 Ethics and Society 3
MPA608 Management Research-Project II 1
MPA610 Economics and Public Policy 3
MPA609 Administration of Financial Resources 3
MPA611 Public and Administrative Law 3
MPA612A Public Policy Analysis A 2
MPA612B Public Policy Analysis B 2
MPA613 Management Research-Project III 2
 
TOTAL 
36
 

Course Descriptions

See University Catalogue for course descriptions.

Admission Information

As you apply for admission toBelhaven University, you can use this checklist to assist you in the process. Each item required is necessary to apply, be accepted and register at the university  If you have any questions about admission, contact jackson@belhaven.edu or 601-968-5988.

1.  COMPLETE the APPLICATION for Admission

2.  TRANSFER CREDITS: Transferability of Credit Notice.

3.  PROVIDE DOCUMENTATION

4.  INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS