Division of Public Administration
In addition to the public policy/management core, students must also complete the requirements of one of the following areas of specialization, thus permitting the development of the expertise in a specialized field of academic and professional interest.
- Public Management and Leadership - a study of public administration, focusing principally on leadership skills and knowledge in the management of public organizations.
- Local Government Management - an analysis of urban problems, especially the political and administrative problems of city management and community organization activities.
- Fiscal Administration - a critical examination of techniques and problems in the areas of fiscal management, accountancy, budgetary policy, and political economy.
- Non-profit Management - a study of the unique challenges posed by the administration of nonprofit organizations in both the domestic and global contexts, including communication and promotion, fund-raising and grant writing, and inter-sectoral collaboration with the public and private sectors.
For more details, please refer to MPA Student Handbook.