Comprehensive Exam for Master's of Public Administration or Political Science

PROTOCOL

COMPREHENSIVE ORAL EXAMINATION

FOR THE

MASTER OF ARTS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

 

In order to receive the Master of Arts degree in Public Administration, the student must pass a comprehensive oral examination of the coursework.  After mid-term of the last semester of the student’s studies, the student, in consultation with the Public Administration advisor, will constitute an examining committee comprised of three faculty members, two of which must be from the Public Administration faculty.  One member of the committee may be from a related discipline.  The chair of the committee will be the student’s Public Administration advisor.  The committee will administer the oral examination.

 

When the student is ready is schedule the comprehensive examination, the student should provide the advisor with the following information.  The advisor will then proceed with scheduling the examination.  

 

  1. Student’s name:
  2. Requested date and time of examination:
  3. Date:
  4. Time: 
  5. Faculty members serving on the examining committee:
    1. Advisor and Chair:
    2. Member 2:
    3. Member 3:
  6. Location:  Contact your advisor to discuss and schedule location of your examination.

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