Global Leadership

With a specialization in Global Leadership, you can prepare to take an active role in helping global south regions or developing areas of the world achieve progress and modernize. Explore sustainability frameworks and models, learn skills for building capacity for community change, and gain strategies for making effective and timely management decisions in complex and precarious conditions. This specialization also gives you the opportunity to develop, manage, and lead a strategic plan for an international public or nonprofit organization or for a U.S. organization with an international focus.

Completion Requirements

  • 63 total quarter credits
    • Foundation Course (3 cr.)
    • Core courses (40 cr.)
    • Specialization courses (15 cr.)
    • Capstone Course (5 cr.)

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

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Courses

The program’s courses are 11 weeks in length and are delivered in a prescribed sequence.

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPA 6116 Course Foundations for Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPA 6200 Course Principles of Public Administration Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPA 6405 Course Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPA 6451 Course Public Policy Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPA 6420 Course Organizational Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPA 6431 Course Finance and Budgeting for the Public Sector Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPA 6465 Course Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Coordination Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPA 6480 Course Applied Research and Evaluation Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPA 6435 Course Human Resource Management: Building a Capable Workforce Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPA 6540 Course Management and Leadership in a Global Context Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPA 6541 Course Sustainable Development for Global Communities Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPA 6542 Course Transformative Change in a Global Environment Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code MMPA 6910 Course Master of Public Administration Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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