Clasroom Type: Online and on campus classes
This pathway program allows high-performing students to earn both the Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration and the Master of Public Administration in an accelerated timeframe. You will be prepared for leadership and management roles in local, state and federal governmental agencies, and in nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations.)
Interest Categories: Criminology & Law Public Administration & Policy
Campus: CU Denver
Both the BAPA and MPA programs are available fully online, providing students with the flexibility to schedule courses around the reality of family and work demands, while also engaging both local and fully online students in public service opportunities in their own communities.
The Pathways BAPA/MPA degree program offered by the School of Public Affairs allows high-performing students to count 12 credit hours towards both the BAPA and the MPA degrees. Eligible students are those who have completed at least 75 credits with a minimum 3.5 GPA in the BAPA major and a 3.0 overall GPA, completed the undergraduate Core Curriculum, and who meet the other requirements listed below.
To earn the degree, students must satisfy all requirements in each of the three areas below, in addition to their individual major requirements.
Recommended Completion Time:5 Years
Max Transfer Credits:9
Max Credits Per Year:In most cases, students wishing to take more than 18 credit hours per semester (12 in the summer session) must have the overload approved by the dean.
Required Credits for Completion:141 Credits
View the admissions requirements for the School of Public Affairs.
Fall: July 31; Spring: December 31; Summer: May 31