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2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Jun 23, 2024
 
2022-2023 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Governance & International Public Management, MPA/MIS


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Requirements for the joint degree MPA/MIS


GSPIA Core Requirements: 12 credits


  • PIA 2022 - QUANTITATIVE METHODS (students maive waive PIA 2022 if they pass the waiver exam.  If waived, the class must be replaced by an additional elective)
  • PIA 2025 - MICROECONOMICS
  • PIA 2028 - PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS (pre req: PIA 2022)
  • PIA 2096 - CAPSTONE SEMINAR: (24 credits)
  • OR

  • PIA 2099 - THESIS (24 credits prior + PIA 2003 + approval by graduate enrollment counselor)
  • Internship Requirement: All students must complete an approved internship of at least 300 hours while enrolled at GSPIA.  The internship must be approved by the student’s career advisor in advance.  Students with at least three years of relevant full-time work experience may petition their career advisor for a waiver of this requirement during their first semester.

  • Internship Requirement: All students must complete an approved internship of at least 300 hours while enrolled at GSPIA.  The internship must be approved by the student’s career advisor in advance.  Students with at least three years of relevant full-time work experience may petition their career advisor for a waiver of this requirement during their first semester.

Major Courses:12 credits


(see Major-Specific requirements)

Electives: 3 credits


Minimum Required GSPIA Credits: 36 credits


Master of Information Science requirements: 30 credits


(see Information Science website for requirements)

Total Number of Credits for Joint Degree: 66


Major Specific Requirements:


Governance & International Public Management (GIPM)

 

  • PIA 2xxx - Approved GIPM Major Course
  • PIA 2xxx - Approved GIPM Major Course
  • PIA 2xxx - Approved GIPM Major Course

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