Master of Arts in Education

Master in Public Administration

WCC MPA (One year non-thesis program)

is a dynamic, intensive, and interdisciplinary degree program that prepares aspirants like you for senior management roles in the public, private, and non-profit sectors. By integrating theory and practice, you will gain the skillset that you will need to respond effectively to complex policy and management issues, to think strategically in order to anticipate and plan for future challenges, and empower you to make a difference to society.

MPA Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate broad understanding of public affairs, policy development, policy analysis, economic analysis, management skills, and organization theory and their applications to public service.
  • Conduct a purposeful inquiry exploring the problem/issue a client is experiencing.
  • Apply critical thinking and appropriate technology for public policy analysis.
  • Work with and for others in ways that translate community need into policy solutions & public service action to promote a just and humane world.
  • Communicate effectively for different audiences & purposes.

MPA Program Outcomes

CORE (12 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

BPA 201

Management Information System

BPA 202

Statistics for Public Administration

BPA 203

Human Resources Management

BPA 204

Methods of Research


MAJOR (18 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

MPA 201

Public Administration Theory, Processes and Practices

MPA 202

Philosophy and Science in Public Administration

MPA 203

Leadership and Organizational Change

MPA 204

Public Policy and Program Administration

MPA 205

Public Fiscal Administration

MPA 206

Production and Operation Management


COGNATES (6 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

EPA 201

Legal Aspects

EPA 202

Trends and Issues in Public Administration


THESIS (6 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

THESIS 200

Thesis Writing


PRE-MPA COURSES (15 UNITS)

CODE

COURSE DESCRIPTIONS

PPA 101

Business Communication

PPA 102

Applied Mathematics

PPA 103

Financial Management

PPA 104

Project Management

PPA 105

Governmental Budgeting

Why WCC MPA?

  • Modular system – subjects are taught on a modular approach to accommodate your studies around your lifestyle and work schedule. 
  • Outstanding faculty – learn from a team of professors who are industry practitioners. Beyond their academic credentials, they have a wide real-world business experience.
  • Learn from diversity – be part of the group of individuals from diverse professional backgrounds and expertise that allows your peer learning experience broaden your horizons and gain fresh perspectives in the business environment.
  • Invaluable network – foster personal and professional growth through connections to people and organizations which you will find beneficial to your career development and beyond.