Department of Public Administration

Department of Public Administration

Public Administration at UCCS

The UCCS College of Public Service is one of the premier institutions for public administration in the Rocky Mountain West. The Public Administration Department offers relevant and flexible graduate-level programs that prepare students for leadership in the public and nonprofit sectors, including criminal justice and social work.

About the Department

The Master of Public Administration program at UCCS prepares students to take leadership roles in the public and nonprofit sectors.

The UCCS MPA program is the only program in the Pikes Peak Region accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA).

Undergraduate Programs

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Political Science (BA) to MPA, Accelerated Master's Program

The BA in Political Science to MPA Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP) is an opportunity for currently enrolled UCCS Political Science majors to earn their graduate degrees in an expedited timeframe. The primary benefit of the AMP is it allows qualified and admitted students to count up to 9 credit hours toward both their undergraduate and their graduate degrees.


Graduate Programs

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Master of Public Administration (MPA)
The Master of Public Administration program provides graduate professional education and prepares students to take leadership roles in the public and nonprofit sectors.


Dual Master in Public Administration & Criminal Justice
The Dual Master of Public Administration & Master of Criminal Justice program equips graduate students with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in a number of public service or criminal justice settings.


Dual Master of Public Administration & Master of Arts in Sociology
The Dual Master of Public Administration & Master of Arts in Sociology program provides graduates with a strong foundation to advance public service, work collaboratively to meet social challenges, and better understand key social phenomena using multiple lenses.

 


Additional Offerings

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The Public Administration Department offers several graduate-level certificates, including:

Undergraduate Accelerated Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificates

 

Course Schedules

The UCCS College of Public Service (CPS) offers flexible delivery of courses, with options for both online and on-campus classes each semester.

Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program at UCCS is the cornerstone offering for the Public Administration Department within the College of Public Service. The MPA program provides graduate professional education and prepares students to take leadership roles in the public and nonprofit sectors.

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