Public Administration Classes Offered through Open University

Author: Staff
April 5, 2023
MPA student taking an online course
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Build a skill set to give back to your community.

With Open University, you can take space-available, graduate-level courses in Public Administration at SF State this summer, without official admission to the MPA graduate school.

If you are interested in a career in government or nonprofit work, studying Public Administration will help you hone your problem-solving skills and apply them to public programs. Try a class this summer to see if SF State’s MPA program is right for you.

Summer Classes

Start in June. These summer classes are offered as hybrid courses — taught both online and in person at the SF State Downtown Campus — or entirely online.

  • P A 707 Qualitative Data Analysis - Hybrid
  • P A 708 Qualitative Interviewing- Hybrid
  • P A 711 Surveying in Public Service Contexts- Hybrid
  • P A 715 Policy Process and Civic Engagement- Hybrid
  • P A 725 Managing Human Capital - Hybrid
  • P A 791 Prevailing Issues in Public Administration (focus on Crisis Management) - Online

See Open University class schedule to find your classes.


Summer registration opens April 18, 2023. Find instructions on the Open University > How to Register - Summer 2023 page.

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