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About Us

Student Learning Goals

The graduate of this program is expected to have demonstrated the following:

  1. The development of administrative skills and a mature sense of leadership.
  2. A high level of personal and professional ethics.
  3. A substantial awareness of human values and behavior and of the individual's moral responsibility for the actions of organizations of which he or she is a part.
  4. An understanding and mature appreciation of major elements of the social and political environment.
  5. Knowledge of contemporary methods of research and data analysis associated with administrative practice.
  6. Proficiency in written and oral expression.

Professional Organizations/Standards that informed development of learning outcomes:

Harvard University – John F. Kennedy School Government: Masters in Public Administration

Syracuse University Department of Public Administration and International Affairs

Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs

University of Southern California Sol Price School of Public Policy

Carnegie Mellon University Heinz School of Public Police and Management

University of Michigan Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Georgetown University McCort School of Public Policy

Oakland University – Master of Public Administration

Central Michigan University - Master of Science in Administration Public Administration Concentration