Textbooks

Textbooks

Please select your MPA Program Textbooks:


CSUDH Bookstore


2022 SESSION #1 (1/10 - 4/3/2022)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)
(updated 11/30/2021)

  1. PUB 502.41/42: Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Dr. Z. Yang

    Textbooks:
    1) Robbins, S. P. & Judge, T. (2016). Essentials of Organizational Behavior (13th ed.) Pearson (ISBN-13: 978-0133920819)

    2) Shafritz, J. M., Ott, J. S., & Jang, Y. S. (2015). Classics of Organization Theory (8th ed.). Wadsworth (ISBN-13: 978-1285870274)


  2. PUB 503.41/42: Introduction to Research Methods in Public Administration
    Dr. Q. Jin

    Textbook:
    Kumar, R. (2019). Research methodology: A step-by-step guide for beginners. Sage Publications Limited.


  3. PUB 584.41: Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Organizations
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbooks:
    1) Sargeant, Adrian, and Shang, Jen. (2017). Fundraising Principles and Practice (2nd). Wiley. ISBN 9781119196495.

    2) Tempel, Eugene R., Seiler, Timothy L., and Burlingame, Dwight F. (2016). Achieving Excellence in Fundraising (4th).Wiley. ISBN 9781118853825

  4. PUB 592.41: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    Dr. F. Prager

    Textbook:
    Bui. Y. N. (2014). How to write a Master’s thesis (2nd ed.).
    SAGE Publication. (ISBN-13: 978-1-4522-0351-5).


  5. PUB 596.41: Internship
    Dr. M. Palladini

    Textbook:
    Please check the syllabus in Blackboard.

 

 

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MPA ON-CAMPUS TEXTBOOKS

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


2022 Spring 1 (1/3 - 2/27/2022)
Updated: 12/1/2021

  1. PUB 500.51: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Dr. H. Li

    Textbooks:
    1) Rosenbloom, D. H., Kravchuk, R., & Clerkin, R. (2015). Public administration: Understanding management, politics, and law in the public sector (8th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill (ISBN-13: 978-0-07-337915-9).2) Shafritz, J. M., & Hyde, A. C. (2017). Classics of public administration (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage (ISBN-13: 978-1-305-63903-4).


  2. PUB 503.51: Research Methods in Public Administration
    Dr. H. Li

    Textbook:
    TBA

  3. CJA 565.51: Issues in Police Administration and Ethics
    Dr. J. Macy

    Textbooks:
    No textbook required.


  4. PUB 572.51: Health Care and American Public Policy
    Prof. J. Thomas

    Textbooks:
    TBA

  5. PUB 582.51: Public and Non-profit Financial Management
    Dr. R. Sun

    Textbook:
    Finkler, S. A., Smith, D. L., & Calabrese, T. D. (2020). Financial management for public, health, and non-for-profit organizations (6th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press (ISBN: 9781506396811).

  6. PUB 592.51: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    Dr. F. Prager

    Textbook:
    Bui. Y. N. (2014). How to write a Master’s thesis (2nd ed.). SAGE Publication. (ISBN-13: 978-1-4522-0351-5).

2022 Spring 2 (2/28 - 4/24/2022)
Updated: 12/1/2021

  1. PUB 502.51: Adminstrative Theory and Behavior
    Dr. Z. Yang

    Textbook:
    TBA

  2. CJA 566.51: Issues in Homeland Security and Terrorism
    Dr. T. Byrne

    Textbook:
    TBA


  3. PUB 574.51: Healthcare Financial Management
    Dr. R. Sun

    Textbook:
    Cleverley, W. O., & Cleverley, J. O. (2018). Essentials of health care finance (8th ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones & Barlett Learning (ISBN: 9781284094633).


  4. PUB 584.41: Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Organizations
    Dr. Hugo Asencio

    Textbooks:
    1) Sargeant, Adrian, and Shang, Jen. (2017). Fundraising Principles and Practice (2nd). Wiley. ISBN 9781119196495.

    2) Tempel, Eugene R., Seiler, Timothy L., and Burlingame, Dwight F. (2016). Achieving Excellence in Fundraising (4th).Wiley. ISBN 9781118853825

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

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