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PA 590 Research Seminar

Credits: 3
  • Completion of all core and area of emphasis courses or permission of the program director
Distance Learning Options:

The seminar serves to integrate the learner’s studies in public administration by conducting a compliance audit type program evaluation beginning with the development of appropriate standards for each of the five program competencies and the competency established for the student’s emphasis area. The evaluation will demonstrate (1) integration of the MPA program objectives and competencies, (2) graduate-level writing skills using APA format (3) graduate level critical thinking skills and (4) in-depth understanding and application of the objectives of the area of emphasis utilizing appropriate research techniques.