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Master’s Programs

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Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Public Administration (MPA) - Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Specialization

Behind every successful government is an organized team of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals. Learn how to develop and manage effective government programs at the local, state, and federal levels. The Public Management and Leadership specialization will enable you to make a positive difference in communities through public governance that includes transparency, accountability, and efficiency.

  • Next start date

    9/27/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Public Administration (MPA) - General Program

Specialization

A broad understanding of the field of public administration can help prepare you for a range of career options at federal, state, and local agencies as well as in the private and nonprofit sectors. In the General Program, you will have the opportunity to gain cross-sectoral management and communication skills that can be applied domestically and globally.

  • Next start date

    9/27/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 24 Credits
Master of Public Administration (MPA)

Master of Public Administration (MPA) - Law and Public Policy

Specialization

The Law and Public Policy specialization explores the relationship between statutes and case law and the impact that legislation and court systems can have on public policy. Explore fundamental legal concepts and current topics in law as well as U.S. Supreme Court cases that have had a major precedential effect on individual rights.

  • Next start date

    9/27/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 30 Credits
MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership

MS in Nonprofit Management and Leadership - Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities

Specialization

Within the Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities specialization, you will discuss what sustainability and livability mean and explore a wide range of tools, strategies, and skills you can use to create sustainable communities that are more environmentally sound, economically prosperous, and socially equitable.

  • Next start date

    9/27/2021
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 23 Credits
MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Addiction Counseling

Specialization

Addiction is a battle that cannot be fought alone. This specialization can prepare you to address the unique emotional challenges of individuals and families as they find their way to hope and healing. In addition to the various types of addictive behaviors, you’ll study contemporary treatment and intervention models used to promote recovery.

  • Next start date

    9/27/2021
  • Accreditation

    CACREP Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 45 Credits
MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Forensic Counseling

Specialization

Increasingly the legal and criminal justice systems are seeking the expert advice and skills of forensic counselors to determine the proper resolution of cases and the most effective treatment for offenders. Through this specialization, you can build your knowledge of mental health law, with a specific focus on juvenile justice and delinquency.

  • Next start date

    9/27/2021
  • Accreditation

    CACREP Accredited
  • Transfer Credits

    Up to 45 Credits
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