DPA Doctor of Public Administration General Public Administration specialization
What You'll Learn
Outcome goals and graduates' proficiency levels
Each doctoral program and specialization is designed around expected learning outcomes (see Expected Program Outcomes below). End of program performance is determined during the comprehensive exam and dissertation process. Because the work is unique to each learner's dissertation or research topic and the criteria for evaluation are aligned to that work, we do not collect data on proficiency levels for doctoral programs.
Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) specialization
- General Public Administration
Quality and Professional Relevance
- The DPA program was designed around national public administration curriculum standards.
- Students will learn from faculty experts that bring both academic and professional experience into the courseroom from public administration and across the public service segments.
Expected Program Outcomes
- Evaluate current theories and practices in the public administration field.
- Conduct valid, reliable and ethical public administration research.
- Create public value through public administration policies, administrative processes, and leadership.
- Integrate citizen involvement and community advocacy in public sector decision-making.
- Evaluate and apply professional ethics and integrity.
- Create equitable solutions for diverse populations in the global community.
- Think critically and communicate effectively across the public administration discipline.