The accelerated Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree option allows students majoring in Political Science and Criminal Justice, who meet certain guidelines, the opportunity to apply 9 hours of MPA classes to both the 124 hour undergraduate degrees and the MPA degree.
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Students applying for this program must:
The BA-MPA is a dual enrollment program. As a dual enrollment program, students follow the plan below:
|1st Year||Undergraduate Student|
|2nd Year||Undergraduate Student|
|3rd Year||Undergraduate Student|
|4th Year||Undergraduate Student
[undergraduate + graduate courses]
GRADUATE WITH BA DEGREE
|5th Year||Graduate Student|
BA-MPA students need to contact the Office of Student Financial Aid directly to discuss if/how dual degree enrollment may impact your financial aid or at any time if you have any questions about your financial aid awards.
It is the responsibility of the student interested in applying to the BA-MPA program to consult with the Office of Student Financial Aid to determine any potential ramifications on their financial aid during dual degree enrollment (taking graduate and undergraduate courses during the same semester) and during the change from undergraduate to graduate standing.