POLITICAL SCIENCE - Dept. Code: POL
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DEGREE PROGRAMS

The Department of Political Science offers a Master’s degree in Public Administration.

The requirements for the Masters in Public Administration degree are:

A. Thirty-six to forty-eight credits at the graduate level, depending on government management experience and academic preparation.

B. Completion of core and specialized track course requirements as specified by the POL Department in consultation with the student’s career goals and interests.

C. An option exists for those students who wish to complete in five years their Bachelor’s degree and a Master of Public Administration. Contact POL Department for details.

D. All other requirements as stated in sections Requirements for the Master of Arts Degree and General Information.


SECOND MASTER’S DEGREE IN PUBLIC HEALTH (MPA/MPH)

The Master of Public Administration/Master of Public Health combines programs from the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Medicine and is designed for students who seek an in-depth knowledge of management and public policy administration with training in public health.

It is possible for full-time students to complete the requirements for both degrees requirements within two and one-half years.

Interested students must apply and be accepted by both Departments. For further information, contact the Department of Political Science at (305) 284-2401 or the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health at (305) 243-6759.