Textbooks

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2023 SESSION #2 (3/27 - 6/18/2023)
Public Management Emphasis (12 week)
(updated 2/2/2023)

  1. PUB 508.41: Public Human Resources Management
    TBA

    Textbooks:
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  2. PUB 510.41: Public Budgeting
    TBA

    Textbook:
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  3. PUB 520.41: Leadership in the Public Sector
    TBA

    Textbook:
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  4. PUB 592.41: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    TBA

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

2023 Spring 1 (1/2 - 2/26/2023)
Updated: 12/2/2022

  1. PUB 500.51: Environment and Practice of Public Administration
    Dr. Q. Jin

    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 Learning (ISBN-13: 978-1-305-63903-4) (note that this edition has 54 chapters/articles).


  2. PUB 503.51: Introduction to Research Methods in Public Administration
    Dr. Q. Jin

    Textbook:
    Babbie, E. R. (2021). The practice of social research (15th Edition). Cengage Learning. (ISBN-13: 978-0357360767) OPTIONAL: Kumar, R. (2019). Research methodology: A step-by-step guide for beginners. Sage Publications Limited.


  3. PUB 510.51/52: Public Budgeting
    Dr. R. Sun

    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).


  4. PUB 592.51/42: Capstone: Integrative Seminar in Public Administration
    Dr. Z. Yang

    Textbook:
    Bui, Yvonne N. (2019), How to write a Master’s thesis. SAGE Publications. ISBN: 978-1-506-3-3609-1. 3rd Edition.

    Optional:
    APA Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition). American Psychological Association. (2020). Washington, DC. (ISBN: 978-1-4338-3215-4)

2023 Spring 2 (2/27 - 4/23/2023)
Updated: 2/3/2023

  1. CJA 566.51: Issues in Homeland Security and Terrorism
    Dr. Clarence Augustus Martin

    Textbook:
    1) Martin, G., & Prager, F. (2019). Terrorism: An International Perspective. SAGE Publications Limited. (ISBN-13: 978-1526459947; ISBN-10: 1526459949).
    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
    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)


  3. PUB 574.51: Health Care 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 582.51: Public and Non-profit Financial Management
    Dr. R. Sun

    Textbook:

    Finkler, S. A., Calabrese, T. D., & Smith, D. L. (2023). Financial management for public, health, and non-for-profit organizations (7th ed.). CQ Press. (ISBN: 9781071835333)


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

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