mpa503 | Graduate
Public Administration Institutions And Processes
This graduate-level course is 6 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.
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Local Government and Organizational Theory
- Explain how human behavior influences public policy and administration.
- Evaluate the organizational strategic decision making functions of local governments.
- Identify the organizational forces on decision making in public agencies and organizations.
- Explain how local politics influences public policy and administration.
State Government and Human Capital
- Identify the general structure and functions of state governments.
- Explain how state government agencies and organizations interact with local government.
- Describe the role of public agencies and organizations in the public sector.
Intergovernmental Relations and Public Policy
- Describe the application of federalism in public policy.
- Analyze intergovernmental relations.
- Identify public policy-making and strategic planning models and theories.
- Explain the role of public and private partnership in the development of policy.
Fiscal Sources and Public Policy Implementation
- Explain budgeting and finance processes in the public sector.
- Describe fiscal federalism related to public policy at local and state levels.
- Identify sources and uses of revenue for public agencies and organizations.
Public Sector Ethics
- Explain the importance of ethics in the public sector.
- Describe how public sector morals and ethics may vary.
Public Service and the MPA
- Describe the philosophy and evolution of public administration.
- Evaluate theories and models of public administration.
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