Accelerated Bachelor of Arts in Political Science to MPA

Political Science

Accelerated BA in Political Science to MPA

Accelerated Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science to Master of Public Administration (MPA)

The School of Public Affairs in collaboration with the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences offers a unique opportunity for highly qualified undergraduate Political Science majors to begin pursuing the Master of Public Administration (MPA) while simultaneously completing the Bachelor of Arts (BA).

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 degree 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.

BA in Political Science: The BA in Political Science enables students to understand and write about political and legal questions of governance of global, national, regional, and local significance.

Master of Public Administration: The MPA prepares students to take leadership roles in the public and nonprofit sectors. The MPA degree is multidisciplinary and designed to provide graduate professional education for individuals who wish to prepare themselves for administrative and/or policy careers in public, nonprofit, national security and criminal justice systems.

BA in Political Science to MPA AMP: The BA in Political Science to MPA AMP helps students cultivate self-awareness and understanding of their local, national, and global impact, and be prepared to participate effectively in a society that encompasses diverse political experiences, perspectives, and realities. Graduates will be prepared to take leadership roles in the public and nonprofit sectors.

Interested students can contact Dr. Joshua Dunn (Political Science) or Dr. David Moon (School of Public Affairs).

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