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MPA 711: Introduction to Public Administration

Course Description


The purpose of this course is to explore the fundamental theories, practices and concepts that contribute to the field of public administration with emphases in public management and federalism. The course has five primary goals: review the heritage of political and managerial values that affect the theory and practice of public administration in the United States; explore of the development of major administrative systems and processes of government;  examine major issues facing public administrators;  enable students to practice critical analysis of administrative approaches to public service delivery; consider new forms of administrative practices that have received increasing emphasis in recent years, or are receiving attention today.

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