Students must complete 36 graduate credits consisting of:
■ 8 three-credit courses
■ 6 one-credit weekend intensive modules (two in each of three semesters)
■ a final six-credit case study seminar ("capstone")
Students may take one or two independent study courses in place of required courses with permission from Graduate Program Director.
Convenient Schedule for Working Adults
The Master of Science in Public Affairs is a two-year graduate program with evening classes (typically Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-8:30 PM) and occasional weekend seminars (each two-day, one-credit course is typically held Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 9-1), so there is no need for you to take time off from your job to earn your degree.