Total program credits needed for graduation: 48
One academic quarter is three months. You will have a three-week break between each quarter.
Eight Required Courses, 32 quarter credits.
PSL7010, PSL7020, and PSL7030 taken in a prescribed sequence.
|PSL7010||21st-Century Communication and Leadership||4 quarter credits|
|PSL7020||Professional Practice and Collaboration in a Diverse and Dynamic World||4 quarter credits|
|PSL7030||Introduction to Critical Analysis and Research||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7015||Theories and Concepts in Public Administration||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7025||Ethics in the Public Sector||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7035||Public Sector Policy Analysis||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7045||Public Sector Budgeting||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7095||Capstone Public Administration Project||4 quarter credits|
16 course quarter credits
Recommended elective courses:
|PUAD7011||Issues and Innovations in Human Resource Management||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7021||Employee Relations Human Resource Management||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7031||Labor and Employment Relations||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7041||Human Resource Information System and Communications||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7012||Project Management Framework||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7022||Project Management Principles and Practices||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7032||Project Management Risks, Changes, and Challenges||4 quarter credits|
|PUAD7042||Project Management Quality and Control||4 quarter credits|
|ED7011||Higher Education Landscape||4 quarter credits|
|ED7021||The Science of Adult Learning||4 quarter credits|
|ED7031||Teaching Strategies and Methods for Adult Learners||4 quarter credits|
|ED7041||Curriculum and Assessment||4 quarter credits|
OR Choose any graduate course(s).
If you have elective courses yet to satisfy in your program, you may be able to add a concentration and satisfy those degree requirements at the same time, with no additional program cost or time commitment. Concentrations available for this program include:
Each unit consists of readings, discussions, and other activities
you will be expected to complete throughout the week. Assignments are
due on Sundays, though not every course requires an assignment each
In each course, you will receive a detailed scoring guide that describes expectations for every graded assignment.
Grades are based on your participation in weekly reading discussions and completion of assignments. You will also be assessed on your ability to demonstrate an understanding of expected outcomes for your program or specialization. These outcomes are based on the needs and performance standards of your field or discipline.
Learn more about online learning at Capella.
Whether you're completing additional credits for your own education, want to see if online learning is right for you, or are simply interested in a specific topic, you can enroll in many of Capella's online courses without committing to a degree program. We recommend speaking with an enrollment counselor to discuss your goals and ensure that the credits you earn now may be applicable to a Capella degree program.