The Master of Public Administration Saturday program has been designed for the public and non-profit service professional and focuses on enhancing analytical capabilities and skills in the public, municipal, social and non-profit arenas. The students have the option to follow the a set Saturday schedule and meet one day a week for five weeks per course enabling them to complete the degree in 20 months, or take some Saturday classes along with traditional trimester courses. This format helps the professional balance graduate school with the demands of family, work, and other responsibilities. Students who complete the cohort curriculum also receive a Graduate Certificate in Human Resources Management.
Classes meet weekly on Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and are held in West Haven, CT. There are no classes scheduled on major holiday weekends or during the month of August. This program begins in New London every other September.
Features & Benefits
- Distinguished faculty & defined curriculum
- Flexible - students can take all Saturday courses or a mix of traditional trimester courses, too
- Collaborative learning environment
- Encounter real-world curriculum
- Participate in lively classroom discussions
- Expand your network of business peers
- Benefit immediately from work-related classroom assignments
- Earn an MPA degree in less than two years without career interruption
- Small class size—15 to 25 students
MPA Saturday Curriculum
The MPA program features coursework in Human Resource Management, Collective Bargaining, Organizational Change and Development, Organizational Behavior, Economics of Labor Relations and Research Methodology.
Instructors have a wide variety of knowledge in their field and bring this knowledge to the classroom. Classes are challenging and discussion focused.
|PA 601||Principles of Public Administration
|PA 620||Personnel Administration & Collective Bargaining in the Public Sector
|PA 632||Public Finance & Budgeting
||Problems in Metropolitan Areas
||Research Methods in Public Administration
|MG 645||Management of Human Resources
|PA 670G||Leadership in Public Administration
||Macro & Micro Economics
|PA 630||Fiscal Management for Local Government
||Seminar in Public Administration
||Public Policy Formulation & Implementation
|PA 690||Research Seminar
For more information about program options for working professionals, please contact:
203-932-7387 or 860-701-5454