Government Administration (FT), MPA
The one-year, full-time Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree at the Fels Institute of Government provides the concepts and skills students need to become the public managers and leaders of tomorrow. Driven by our three-pronged approach of context, analysis, and practice, the Fels MPA program admits a small and selective class of students who work closely with Penn faculty and leading policy practitioners to translate their classroom experiences into real-world results.
Beginning in Fall 2020, the one-year Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree requires the following coursework and practicum.
|GAFL 6110||Statistics for Public Policy||1|
|GAFL 6210||Public Economics||1|
|GAFL 6400||Program Evaluations and Data Analysis||1|
|GAFL 6310||Public Law and Process||1|
|GAFL 6510||Public Finance & Public Policy||1|
|GAFL 7320||Public Management||1|
|GAFL 7980||MPA Capstone I||0|
|GAFL 7990||MPA Capstone II||1|
|Select 2 courses chosen in consultation with your advisor||2|
|Summer internship with a relevant nonprofit or government agency, chosen in consultation with a career services advisor|
|Total Course Units||9|
The degree and major requirements displayed are intended as a guide for students entering in the Fall of 2023 and later. Students should consult with their academic program regarding final certifications and requirements for graduation.