Programme Structure

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a graduate master degree designed specifically for managers in public and nonprofit organizations. The public sector continues to play an important role in the effective functioning of society. Public sector managers deal with complex, high-impact issues that require expert judgment in a wide variety of areas. Public administrators lead a large and small public-service organizations including federal, state and local government agencies; community organizations; charities; and foundations.

 

The MPA provides students with the tools, knowledge, and insights needed to do a good job performing their duties in government agencies and not-for-profit organizations. The UMT MPA master program is a 33 credit-hour program. Students must take six core courses and five additional courses in public administration major. These courses provide a strong foundation in theory and practice.

 

Full-Degree Mode

Mgt 200. Business Basics

Mgt 210. Quantitative Methods in Decision-making

Mgt 220. Information Technology

Mgt 250. Project Management

Mgt 252. Project Finance and Budgeting

Mgt 254. Contracts & Procurement

Mgt 230. Leadership and Organization

Mgt 270. Principles of Public Sector Management

Mgt 271. Structure and Function of Government

Mgt 202. Business Law and Ethics

Mgt 279. Management of Major Programs

 

3-Subject Waiver Mode

Mgt 210. Quantitative Methods in Decision-making

Mgt 220. Information Technology

Mgt 250. Project Management

Mgt 252. Project Finance and Budgeting

Mgt 254. Contracts & Procurement

Mgt 230. Leadership and Organization

Mgt 270. Principles of Public Sector Management

Mgt 279. Management of Major Programs

 

5-Subject Waiver Mode

Mgt 220. Information Technology

Mgt 250. Project Management

Mgt 252. Project Finance and Budgeting

Mgt 254. Contracts & Procurement

Mgt 270. Principles of Public Sector Management

Mgt 279. Management of Major Programs