Public Management and Leadership

Public and nonprofit institutions alike are now looking for managers with a strong foundation in business and finance to lead their teams. This specialization can help you learn how to apply business principles and practices in order to promote effectiveness and efficiency across a range of sectors. Coordinate and develop systems that create organizational change. Learn how to communicate in a way that motivates and inspires your team. Lead while shaping policy that can streamline and improve your organization.

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.

Courses

Quarter Course Code Course Credits
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPP 6117 Course Foundations for Graduate Study Credits (3 cr.)
Quarter 1 Course Code MMPP 6405 Course Ethics and Social Justice Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPP 6111 Course Leadership and Organizational Change Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 2 Course Code MMPP 6112 Course Governance and Public Policy Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPP 6280 Course Policy and Politics in American Political Institutions Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 3 Course Code MMPP 6281 Course Program Evaluation Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPP 6282 Course Public Policy and Finance Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 4 Course Code MMPP 6480 Course Applied Research and Evaluation Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPP 6465 Course Strategic Planning: Collaboration, Cooperation, and Coordination Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 5 Course Code MMPP 6390 Course Strategic Context of Public Management and Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPP 6392 Course The Language of Leadership Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 6 Course Code MMPP 6542 Course Transformative Change in a Global Environment Credits (5 cr.)
Quarter 7 Course Code MMPP 6910 Course Capstone Seminar Credits (5 cr.)
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