Feb 24, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2022-2023 Catalog 
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

General Public Administration: 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.

General Public Administration: 12 Sem. Hrs.

Coordinator: General Public Administration - Dr. William Albrecht

This concentration prepares students to serve in senior administrative and managerial positions, providing background in significant managerial issues, skills, and concerns appropriate for those anticipating positions in the public, non-profit, or private sectors.

Required Courses (12 hours)

In consultation with their advisor, students select any four, three-hour 5000 level or above courses with the following prefixes: PAD, PADS, EMG, EMGS, HAD, HADS, CRJ, CRJS.

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