|Financial Reporting & Analysis||
|Data Analysis for Decision Making||
|Economic Analysis for Managers||
|OLCU 614||Leadership and Team Development||3|
|OLCU 653||Creating an Inclusive Climate: Advocacy Strategies for Leaders||3|
|Business Strategy and Competitive Advantage Capstone||
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MBA in Business Administration, Public Administration
This accredited online degree combines the worlds of private sector business and nonprofit into one program to help students strengthen highly desired skillsets including leadership, public servanthood, ethics and courage.
Public Administration Emphasis Overview
Are you interested in pursuing your MBA but want to give yourself the advantage of understanding public decision making? UMass Global’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) with an emphasis in public administration utilizes GIS technology to investigate the scope of community issues. You will explore how to analyze problems better to develop solutions for public service, government and emergency management needs.
As a student, you will:
- Evaluate community-facing problems and craft solutions such as programs and policy.
- Grow as a public servant to become a real-world problem solver.
- Employ Esri, GIS location intelligence tools to clearly communicate with constituents.
- Implement the ASPA Code of Ethics throughout the program.
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Applicants for this master's degree program must complete the formal application process with all required documents, which include:
- Completed application
- 2.75 grade point average (GPA)
- Official transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions where baccalaureate and/or post-baccalaureate coursework was completed or attempted
Only credits from regionally accredited institutions may be accepted in transfer. Failure to report any previous academic work at another college or university may be considered a violation of academic integrity.
This Master’s degree program does not require applicants to take costly exams like the GRE/GMAT. Why? Because we value your professional and life experience. You should get credit for what you already know.
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MBA Program Curriculum
Foundations of Public Administration
Public Policy Analysis
Select two courses from the following list:
PADU 608 Governance in the Public Sector FINU 610
Public Sector Finance HRCU 612 Human Resources Management in Public Administration Total Credits
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David Gonzalez, D.P.A.
I know that through having my master’s in business administration I’m going to be able to continue to climb up the ladder and continue to guide and lead others to do the work that they do. I believe I’m making a bigger impact by being a leader.
The MPA program gives the learner what is needed to address real, important, public problems and it dives into what is means to be a successful, innovative & effective government organization.
Masters in Public Administration
At a time when having a bachelor’s degree is a minimum requirement for most positions in my field, having a master’s degree helps set me apart. It enhances my professional experience and bolsters my credibility as an expert in my field.
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