2022-2023 Graduate Course Catalog 
    
    Nov 26, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Course Catalog

Public Administration, MPA/Business Administration, MBA


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Contact

Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

Robert Bifulco, Ph.D., Associate Dean and Chair, Public Administration and International Affairs * 215 Eggers Hall * 315-443-4000 * rbifulco@syr.edu

Stephanie Worden, Associate Director, Admission and Financial Aid, Public Administration and International Affairs * 315-443-4000 * ssworden@syr.edu

General Inquiries: paia@maxwell.syr.edu

Whitman School of Management

Alexander McKelvie, Associate Dean for Undergraduate and Master's Programs * 415 Whitman School of Management *315-443-7252* mckelvie@syr.edu

Faculty

See faculty listing in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the Whitman School of Management.

Overview

Syracuse University's Maxwell and Whitman Schools offer a dual-degree program combining the knowledge and abilites of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and the skills and knowledge of the Master of Business Administration (MBA).  Over two calendar years of study, students will complete 76 credits of coursework drawn from both schools.

The MPA-MBA will prepare students for careers that require an understanding of both
business and policy, capitalizing on the analytical training of the Whitman School and the
international affairs context and leadership development skills of the Maxwell School.

MPA-MBA students will work closely with Syracuse University faculty to bridge theory and clinical practice, to tailor a learning experience to the needs of students interested in working in government relations, corporate, or public finance careers.

The joint degree program will integrate course courses offered by both schools with a rich selection of electives and practical experiences.

Public Administration, MPA


Students will complete the core Master of Public Administration coursework.

Shared Core Coursework


Students will have the opportunity to count classes taken in statistics, economics, and management theory to fulfill the core requirements for both degrees.

Elective Courses


Students will be able to draw on a variety of electives offered at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and the Whitman School of Management.

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