The general standards for admission are identical to those for the Public Administration, M.P.A. degree program. An applicant must demonstrate a background of related undergraduate course work of twelve units, or significant management and/or staff experience in public administration. For this degree option, the experiential background would be targeted to the public works and infrastructure sector.
A minimum of 39 course units in graduate course work, with a minimum of 28 units of 500/600 level courses in public policy and administration;
Completion of an approved internship program (PPA 585) as required course work beyond the 39-unit minimum, or waiver of the internship requirement based on professional experience;