Students are also encouraged to explore elective concentrations in other graduate programs of student

Criminology/Criminal Justice

ICONCENTRATION IN CRIMINOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE:
Students must take both of the following courses:
CRIM 540 - Ethics in Criminal Justice 3 credits
CRIM 601 - Seminar: Criminological Theories 3 credits
Students must also take one of the following courses:
CRIM 604 - Seminar: Police Problems and Practices 3 credits
CRIM 607 - Seminar: Law and Society 3 credits
CRIM 630 - Seminar in Corrections 3 credits
One additional Public Administration Elective (see above list) – 3 credits

Human Resource Development

CONCENTRATION IN HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT:
Students must take all of the following four courses:
HRD 605 - Developing Performance Based Occupational Curriculum 3 credits
HRD 670 - Systematic Design of Human Resource Development Programs 3 credits
HRD 675 - Leadership in Human Resource Development 3 credits
HRD 695 - Rationale and Evaluation of Human Resource Development Programs 3 credits

NOTE:
HRD 605, 670, and 695 must be taken in sequence. There are no pre-requisites for 675.

Nonprofit Management

Students must take each of the following courses:
RCSM 540 - Volunteer Management 3 Credits
RCSM 583 - Fundamentals of Fundraising 3 Credits
RCSM 589 - Advanced Nonprofit Admin 3 Credits
One additional Public Administration Elective (see above list) – 3 credits

Public Health

CONCENTRATION IN PUBLIC HEALTH:
AHS 602 - Introduction to Public Health 3 credits
Choose two of the following courses:
AHS 609 - Applied Communications in Health Professions 3 credits
AHS 612 - Epidemiology 3 credits
AHS 614 - Principles of Environmental Health 3 credits
AHS 617 - Health Behavior Theories 3 credits
AHS 619 - Seminar: Advanced Health Program Planning and Coordination 3 credits
AHS 628 - Seminar: Advanced Program Evaluation in Health Professions 3 credits
One additional Public Administration Elective (see above list) – 3 credits

NOTE:
AHS 602 is a pre-requisite for all other courses. After successful completion of AHS 602, you may use the following options for the concentration:

  1. Choose two courses from AHS 612, 614, and 617 (in any order)
  2. AHS 619 and AHS 628 (completed in that order)

Public Policy

PSCI 515 - Public Policy 3 Credits
PA 631 - Seminar in Public Policy Analysis 3 Credits
Choose two of the following courses:
PA 608 - Legal Environment of Public Administration 3 Credits
PA 630 - Federalism and Intergovernmental Relations 3 Credits
PA 690 - Special Topics in Public Administration 3 Credits
PSCI 500C - Topics in American Government and Politics 3 Credits The topic for 500C must be Public Policy for Health Security and Resilience
PSCI 525 - Policy Implications of Genomic Science 3 Credits

Genomic Advocacy

Students are also encouraged to take courses in the Certificate of Genomic Advocacy program in order to gain a better understanding of scientific, ethical, policy, and public health questions surrounding the use of genomics. You can find information on the Certificate in the Genomic Advocacy web page.