This specialization is for working professionals preparing themselves for public service organization and community leadership positions. It combines practical skills with a values-based foundation so you can become a dynamic member of your organization or community.
This specialization is ideal for:
To earn a master's degree in public service, students must complete 36 hours of course work.
|PUBS 6205||Urban Policy and Public Service Administration||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6210||Ethics in Public Service||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6025||Research Methods||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6051||Contemporary Leadership||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6215||Nature of Cities||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6220||Organizational Behavior in Public Service||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6230||Legal Issues in Public Service||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6235||Communication and the Management Process in Urban Service||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6240||Urban Public Sector Economics||3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6995||Independent Study||1-3 credit hours|
|PUBS 6931||Topics in Public Service||1-3 credit hours|
|LEDR 6000||History and Theory of Leadership and Ethics*||3 credit hours|
|LEDR 6005||Self-Leadership||3 credit hours|
|LEDR 6010||Conflict Resolution, Negotiation and Team Leadership||3 credit hours|
|LEDR 6015||Influence of Leadership on Behavior in Organizations --- OR ---||3 credit hours|
|LEDR 6020||Leaders as Worldly Citizens||3 credit hours|
|LEDR 6030||Qualitative Research and the Social Impact on Leaders' Decisions --- OR ---||3 credit hours|
|LEDR 6035||Applied Quantitative methods in Leadership Studies||3 credit hours|
|*Prereq for all LEDR course work|
There are basically two (2) options for a professional project.