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2020 SESSION #1 (9/23 - 12/15/2019)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)

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Updated: 12/5/2019

  1. PUB 500.41: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Prof. R. Sun

    Textbooks:
    1) Rosenbloom, D. H., Kravchuk, R., & Clerkin, R. (2015). Public administration: Understanding management, politics, & law in the public sector (8th) ISBN: 9780073379159.
    2) Shafritz, J. M., & Hyde, A. C. (2017). Classics of Public Administration (8th). ISBN: 9781305639034.


  2. PUB 502.41: Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Prof. 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.


  3. PUB 512.41: Foundations of Ethical Administration
    Dr. Hugo Ascencio

    Textbooks:
    1) Cooper, Terry. (2012). The Responsible Administrator: An Approach to Ethics for the Administrative Role (6th ed.). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. ISBN 9780470873946.
    2) Menzel, Donald. (2009). Ethics Moments in Government: Cases and Controversies. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. ISBN 9781439806906.


  4. PUB 520.41: Leadership in the Public Sector
    Dr. Hugo Ascencio

    Textbook:
    Van Wart, Montgomery. (2017). Leadership in Public Organizations: An Introduction (3rd ed.). Routledge. ISBN 9780765647023.


  5. PUB 592.41: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    Prof. 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).


  6. PUB 305.45: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. E. Kulikov

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

2020 Spring 1 (1/6 - 3/1/2020)
Updated: 12/18/2020

  1. CJA 565.51: Issues in Police Administration and Ethics
    Prof. M. Palladini

    Textbook:
    Police Ethics (4th edition). Publisher - Rutledge, NY. ISBN: 1138061174.


  2. PUB 495.53: Applied Statistics in Public Administration
    Prof. E. Kulikov

    Textbook:
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  3. PUB 501.51: Public Management
    Dr. Hugo Ascencio

    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.


  4. PUB 572.51: Legal Issues in Health Care Administration
    Dr. J. Thomas

    Required Textbooks:
    Essentials of Health Policy and Law by Joel B. Teitelbaum and Sara E. Wilensky, 3rd Ed. (2017). ISBN:9781284087543 
    Optional:
    1) Using Sources Effectively 3rd Ed. ISBN:1884585930 
    2) APA Manual or Little Brown Essential Handbook 7th Ed ISBN:978020543658​


  5. PUB 582.51: Public and Nonprofit Financial Management
    Dr. R. Sun

    Textbooks:
    ​Finkler, S. A., Smith, D. L., Calabrese, T. D., & Purtell, R. M. (2019). Financial management for public, health, and non-for-profit organizations (6th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: CQ Press (ISBN: 9781506396811)


  6. PUB 594.51: Independent Study
    Dr. S. Golightly

    Required Textbook: Bui, Yvonne N. (2019), How to write a Master’s thesis. SAGE Publications. 3rd Edition. ISBN: 978-1-5063-36091.

    ​Optional: American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) ISBN 978-1-4338-3215 (Hardcover)



2019 Spring 2 (3/2 - 4/6/2020)
Updated: 1/6/2020

  1. CJA 566.51: Issues in Homeland Security and Terrorism
    Prof. F. Prager

    Textbooks:
    1) Martin, G., & Prager, F. (2019). Terrorism: An International Perspective. SAGE Publications Limited.​ ISBN-13: 978-1526459947

    2) Richardson, L. (2007). What terrorists want: Understanding the enemy, containing the threat. New York, NY: Penguin Random House (ISBN-13: 978-0-812-97544-4).



  2. PUB 502.51: Administrative Theory and Behavior
    Prof. 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.

  3. PUB 574.51: Health Care Financial Management
    Prof. R. Sun

    Textbook:
    Essentials of Health Care Finance, 8th Edition by Cleverley and Cleverley. ISBN-13: 9781284094633


  4. PUB 584.51: Fundraising and Development for Nonprofit Management 
    Dr. Hugo Ascencio

    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


  5. PUB 592.51: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    Prof. S. Golightly 

    Required Textbook: Bui, Yvonne N. (2019), How to write a Master’s thesis. SAGE Publications. 3rd Edition. ISBN: 978-1-5063-36091. 

    ​Optional: American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.) ISBN 978-1-4338-3215 (Hardcover)


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