Public Administration, Accelerated Master's Degree
Students who have completed at least 90 hours towards their bachelor’s degrees, have at least a 3.3 overall undergraduate GPA, and a 3.3 GPA in Political Science are eligible to apply for our Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) Accelerated Master’s Degree program. A GRE score is not required. Students accepted into the program can begin taking graduate coursework up to a maximum of 12 hours in place of elective undergraduate courses. Students reduce the number of hours required to complete the bachelor’s degree by the number of graduate hours they complete (up to a maximum of 12). They must meet all the other degree requirements for their bachelor’s degrees while they work on their master’s degrees. Interested students are encouraged to discuss this option with their advisors to obtain further details and information on the application process.