Curriculum

Prepare for public leadership 
and administration to lead change.

Prepare for public leadership
and administration to lead change.

Curriculum

The Master of Public Administration: Sustainable Communities concentration is a 36 credit hour program. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below.

Core Courses:

  • Theories of Public Policy and Administration
  • Political Economy and Economic
  • Analysis in Public Policy Development
  • Ethics in Public Service
  • Organizational Theory and Public Personnel Management
  • Public Finance
  • Research Methods I: Research Methods and Analysis
  • Research Methods II: Qualitative Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • Public Management and Leadership
  • Capstone/Fieldwork Experience in Public Policy

Sustainable Communities Concentration Courses:

  • Elements of Sustainability and Livable Communities
  • Tools for Sustainable Development
  • Strategic Planning for Sustainability

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University Course Catalog at adler.edu/catalog.