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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Political Science/Public Administration 4+1 (BA/MPA)

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Program Requirements:

The Biden School offers a combined 4+1 Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Political Science and Master of Public Administration (MPA) program that allows students to complete both the BA and the MPA in a total of five years of full-time study. All requirements of both degree programs must be satisfied and up to 12 credits of graduate coursework may be dual counted to satisfy requirements of both the BA degree and the MPA degree.

Students may apply to the 4+1 BA/MPA program after completing 60 credits in the undergraduate degree, which is typically the fall of their junior year. Student must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.3 and must be enrolled in, or have completed, the introductory course sequence of UAPP 110 UAPP 225 , and UAPP 325  by the time they apply to the program. Political Science majors must additionally declare the Public Policy Minor  as a condition of admission.

Last Revised for 2022-2023 Academic Year

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