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Master of Science in Administration - Public Administration Option
***Please note! This program is officially discontinued from the standpoint of new admissions as of the Spring 2003 semester. The Graduate School is advising all existing M.S.A. with the Public Administration option of continuing in this program, or switching to the Master of Public Administration program. Following is the description of the existing program in its traditional format as found in the Graduate Bulletin prior to 2003.
The Master of Science in Administration is designed to support a career shift among persons prepared initially in professional but non-managerial disciplines. In addition to core requirements, the degree offers options in Health Care Administration, Human Resource Administration, Public Administration, and Criminal Justice Administration.
1. A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
2. An undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Specific Public Administration Requirements:
1. The student who seeks admission to the option in Public Administration must apply to the public administration admissions committee (in care of the Political Science Department or the School of Graduate Studies and Extended Learning).
2. The applicant should arrange to have two letters of recommendation sent to the committee that address his/her potential for a career in public service.
3. The applicant must submit a letter to the admissions committee outlining professional goals. The candidate should demonstrate a commitment to a career in governmental or non-profit it organizations.
The Master of Science in Administration requires the completion of a common core of twenty-one hours and nine hours of required courses plus six hours of electives in the option area. A 120 hour internship is required in each option. For persons with the appropriate background, a thesis or graduate paper may be substituted for the internship. A minimum of 18 hours must be completed in 600 level classes taken at Southeast Missouri State University.
Core subtotal = 21 Hours
PS603 ---- Public Personnel Administration (3 Hours)
PS618 ---- Public Policy Analysis (3 Hours)
PS697 ---- Public Administration Internship (3 Hours)
Approved Electives (6 Hours)
Public Administration sub-total= 15 Hours
M.S.A. DEGREE TOTAL= 36 Hours
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