Feb 23, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2022-2023 Catalog 
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Administration, Criminal Justice, M.P.A.

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Requirements for a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.)

II. Concentration* Courses: 12 Sem. Hrs.

Four courses selected from the options described under each concentration listed below.

III. Elective Courses: 6 Sem. Hrs.

Two courses selected in consultation with advisor and concentration coordinator. Students who are not current working professionals in the field or without substantive management experience in public administration are encouraged to select PAD 5340: Leadership/Managerial Internship as one of their two elective courses.

Total: 39-42 Sem. Hrs.


Students may select their concentration at initial program enrollment; otherwise, the designation should be completed during their initial semesters, prior to enrolling in electives. Each concentration, along with requirements, is described below. Students should make specific class selection within each concentration’s general requirements, along with general electives, in consultation with their advisor and concentration coordinator.

Criminal Justice: 12 Sem. Hrs.

Concentration coordinator: Criminal Justice - TBA

Students choose 12 hours of any CRJ or CRJS courses at the 5000 or higher level in consultation with their advisor.

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