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2022 SESSION #2 (4/4 - 6/26/2022)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)
(updated 3/18/2022)

  1. PUB 504.41: Quantitative Methods in Public Administration
    Dr. E. Kulikov

    Textbooks:
    Please see the course syllabus in Blackboard.


  2. PUB 508.41: Public Human Resource Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbook:
    Berman, Evan. M, Bowman, James S., West, Jonathan P., & Van Wart, Montgomery R. (2021). Human Resource Management in Public Service: Paradoxes, Processes, and Problems (7th ed.). SAGE. ISBN 9781071848906.

     
  3. PUB 510.41: Public Financial Management
    Dr. R. Sun

    Required Textbook:
    Mikesell, J. L. (2018). Fiscal administration: Analysis and applications for the public sector (10th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning (ISBN: 978-1-305-95368-0).

    Recommended Reading:
    Schick, A. (2007). The federal budget: Politics, policy and process (3rd ed.). Washington, D.C.: Brookings Institution Press (ISBN: 978-0-8157-7735-9).


  4. PUB 528.41: Economics for Public Managers
    Dr. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    1) Paul Krugman and Robin Wells. Microeconomics. Worth Publishers 3rd Edition. ISBN-10: 1429283424 ISBN-13: 978-1429283427.

    2) Tim Harford. The Undercover Economist. Random House Trade Paperbacks, New York. ISBN-13: 978-0345494016. (Any edition is fine).

 

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MPA-Specialized Concentrations Textbooks: Criminal Justice, Health Care, and Nonprofit Management (8 week)

2022 Summer 1 (5/2 - 6/26/2022)
Updated: 4/21/2022

  1. PUB 501.51: Public Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbook:
    Hill, Carolyn J., and Lynn Jr., Laurence E. (2016). Public Management: Thinking and Acting in Three Dimensions (2nd Ed.). Washington, D.C.: CQ Press. ISBN: 9781483344324


  2. PUB 504.51/52: Quantitative Methods in Public Administration
    Dr. E. Kulikov

    Textbook:
    The textbook for this course is electronical and tied to the course. You will be able to purchase once registered.


  3. PUB 508.51: Seminar: Public Human Resource Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbook:
    Berman, Evan. M, Bowman, James S., West, Jonathan P., & Van Wart, Montgomery R. (2021). Human Resource Management in Public Service: Paradoxes, Processes, and Problems (7th ed.). SAGE. ISBN 9781071848906.


2022 Summer 2 (6/27 - 8/21/2022)
Updated: 5/5/2022

  1. CJA 563.51: Administrative Law, Policy, and Analysis
    Dr. T. Byrne

    Required Textbooks:
    1) Hall, D. E. (2020), Administrative law: Bureaucracy in a democracy (7th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Pearson Education. ISBN: 9780135186329
    2) Kraft, M.E., & Furlong, S.R. (2021). Public policy: Politics, analysis, and alternatives (7th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. ISBN: 9781544374604

    Recommended Textbooks:
    1) APA, (2009). Publication manual for the American psychological association (6th ed.). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association. ISBN: 9781433805615
    2) Jordon, T. L. (2012). The U.S. constitution & fascinating facts about it (8th ed.). Naperville, IL: Oak Hill Publishing Company. ISBN: 9781891743153

  2. PUB 506.51/52: Administration and Public Policy
    Dr. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    1) Healey Joseph F. Statistics: A Tool for Social Research, 10th Edition. Cengage Learning. ISBN-10: 1285458850, ISBN-13: 978128545885

    2) O’Sullivan, E., Rassel, G., & Berner, M. (2016) Research Methods for Public Administrators, Taylor & Francis. ISBN-10: 020585625X, ISBN-13: 978-0205856251

  3. PUB 570.51: Administration of Health Care Organizations
    Prof. J. Thomas

    Textbook:

    Introduction to Health Care Management 3rd, (2015) Authors: Sharon B. Buchbinder and Nancy H. Shanks, ISBN: 9781284081015


  4. PUB 580.51: Nonprofit Leadership and Management
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbooks: 
    1) Renz, David O. (2016). The Jossey-Bass Handbook of Nonprofit Leadership and Management (4th edition). Hoboken, NJ: Jossey-Bass. ISBN # 978-1-118-85296-5.
    2) Rowe, W. Glen, and Conway, Mary. (2013). Introduction to Nonprofit Management: Text and Cases. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. ISBN #978-1-4129-9923-6.


 * Textbooks are listed from the instructors and subject to change.

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