MPA-PPA Courses Delivered Online

February 28, 2013
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While the MPA program in Public Policy and Administration is primarily a campus-based program, many of the core courses and specialization courses are offered regularly online. The program is also announcing that, effective Fall 2013 and thereafter, the Criminal Justice Policy and Administration specialization and the Emergency Management Specialization will be consistently available to students in an online format.

This article also lists all of the courses in the MPA-PPA program that were offered online during Summer 2012, Fall 2012 or Spring 2013.

CORE COURSES
Public Administration 700 Public Administration
Public Administration 702 Human Resources Management
Public Administration 704 Economics for Public Administrators
Public Administration 705 Organization Theory and Management
Public Administration 739 Policy Analysis
Public Administration 743 Public Sector Financial Management
Public Administration 771 MPA Capstone Seminar

METHODS COURSES

Required
Public Administration 715 Research Methods in Public Administration

Select one of the following courses:
Public Administration 713 Management of Information and Technology
Public Administration 745 Program Development and Evaluation
Public Administration 747 Computer Applications in Public Policy and Management
Public Administration 770 Cases and Techniques in Quantitative Policy Analysis

SPECIALIZATION AND ELECTIVE COURSES

Court Administration
Required Course
Public Administration 760 Court Administration
Electives
Criminal Justice 735 Prosecuting Crime
Public Administration 710 The Ethical and Legal Environment of Public Employment
Public Administration 713 Management Systems and Techniques in the Public Sector
Public Administration 726 The Politics and Process of Outsourcing
Public Administration 741 Administrative Law and Regulation
Public Administration 745 Program Development and Evaluation
Public Administration 758 Ethics, Integrity and Accountability – offered online Fall and Spring AY 2013-2014
Public Administration 761 Contemporary Issues in Court Administration

Criminal Justice Policy and Administration
Required Courses
Criminal Justice 730/Public Administration 730 Policy Analysis in Criminal Justice – offered online Fall and Spring AY 2013-2014
Public Administration 719 Delivery Systems in Justice and Urban Services Systems – offered online Fall and Spring AY 2013-2014
Electives
Criminal Justice 704 Probation and Parole: Theory and Practice
Criminal Justice 728 Problems in Contemporary Corrections
Criminal Justice 736 Seminar in Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Criminal Justice 741 An Economic Analysis of Crime
Criminal Justice 750/Public Administration 750 Security of Information and Technology
Criminal Justice 756 Problems in Police Administration
Criminal Justice 757 The Police and the Community
Criminal Justice 761 Youth Crime and Delinquency Control
Protection Management 711 Introduction to Emergency Management
Protection Management 781 Risk Analysis and Loss Prevention
Public Administration 726 The Politics and Process of Outsourcing
Public Administration 745 Program Development and Evaluation
Public Administration 758 Ethics, Integrity and Accountability – offered online Fall and Spring AY 2013-2014
Public Administration 760 Court Administration
Public Administration 770 Cases and Techniques in Quantitative Policy Analysis

Two additional courses are to be selected from the above list or from any of the specialization courses in the MPA in Public Policy and Administration Program, the MPA in Inspection and Oversight Program, or from any of the courses listed under specializations in the Master of Arts in Criminal Justice Program.

Emergency Management

Required Courses
Protection Management 711 Introduction to Emergency Management
Protection Management 760 Emergency Management: Mitigation and Recovery – offered online Fall and Spring AY 2013-2014
Protection Management 763 Emergency Management: Preparedness and Response
Electives
Protection Management 703 Analysis of Building and Fire Codes
Protection Management 712 Fire Detection and Protection Systems
Protection Management 751 Contemporary Fire Protection Issues
Protection Management 761 Technology in Emergency Management
Protection Management 762 Business Continuity Planning
Protection Management 781 Risk Analysis and Loss Prevention
Public Administration 726 The Politics and Process of Outsourcing
Public Administration 748 Project Management
Public Administration 758 Ethics, Integrity and Accountability  offered online Fall and Spring AY 2013-2014

Human Resources Management

Required Courses
Public Administration 703 Techniques and Tools of Human Resources Administration
Public Administration 707 Managing People: A Human Resources Perspective
Electives
Public Administration 708 Human Resources and Labor in the Public Sector
Public Administration 710 The Ethical and Legal Environment of Public Employment
Public Administration 723 Assessments, Audits and Investigations in Human Resources
Public Administration 726 The Politics and Process of Outsourcing

Management and Operations

Required Courses
Public Administration 712 Management Systems and Techniques in the Public Sector
Public Administration 714 Organizational Performance Assessment
Electives
Public Administration 713 Management of Information and Technology
Public Administration 716 Cases in Productive Public Management
Public Administration 718 International Public Policy and Administration
Public Administration 719 Delivery Systems in Justice and Urban Services
Public Administration 726 The Politics and Process of Outsourcing
Public Administration 745 Program Development and Evaluation
Public Administration 746 Comparative Public Administration
Public Administration 748 Project Management
Public Administration 758 Ethics, Integrity and Accountability  offered online Fall and Spring AY 2013-2014
Public Administration 770 Cases and Techniques in Quantitative Policy Analysis