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2022/2023 University Catalog 
    
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Public Administration, M.P.A.


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(Major Code: 21021) (SIMS Code: 666901)

Also offered at SDSU Global Campus

In addition to meeting the requirements for classified graduate standing, students must satisfy the basic Requirements for Master’s Degrees  as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees.

Specific Requirements


Students must also complete as a part of their programs:

2. Nine Additional Units


Nine additional units numbered 500 or above in public administration or related fields selected under advisement. Maximum of nine units may be at the 500-level.

3. Fulfillment of Plan A or Plan B


4. Internship


Internship of up to 12 units beyond the 36 units of coursework is required of students who have not had equivalent managerial-level experience.

Advancement to Candidacy


All students must meet the general requirements for advancement to candidacy, as described in Requirements for Master’s Degrees  and be recommended by the faculty. In order to be recommended for advancement, a student must have achieved an overall grade point average of 3.0 with no grade below B- (2.7) in P A 600 , P A 604 , P A 605  or P A 606 , P A 630 , P A 642 , P A 650 , P A 660 .

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