Master in Public Affairs - Human Services

General

Program Description

Graduates of this specialty may administer, design, plan and evaluate service programs related to the personal and social development of individuals, families and communities to improve the quality of life of society. In addition, they will develop leadership skills that will allow them to organize the communities and thus become agents of social change. They may participate effectively and efficiently in public policy formulation processes. They will know strategies for fundraising, preparation and administration of proposals for the operationalization of programmatic objectives and goals.

Curriculum

Medullary Component

  • MSPA 500 Theory, Practice and Change in Public Policy Administration
  • MSPA 505 Computer Education for Administrators
  • MSPA 510 Research Techniques and Quantitative Methods Applied to Public Administration
  • MSPA 520 Administrative and Ethical Law
  • MSPA 530 Planning and Evaluation: Theories, Methods and Techniques
  • MSPA 540 Seminar: Development, Planning and Evaluation of Human Resources
  • MSPA 550 Fiscal Resources Administration

Specialty Component

  • MHSA 604 Human Services Administration: Organization, Policies and Alternatives
  • MHSA 608 Leadership and Community Development
  • MHSA 612 Seminar: Design of Human Services Programs
  • MHSA 622 Proposal Writing and Fundraising
  • MSPA 710 Public Affairs Research Seminar OR MSPA 720 Practice (Internship)

Electives component

  • MSPA 600 Seminar: Special Topics in Public Affairs
  • MHSA 652 Seminar: Contemporary Problems
  • MHSA 654 Legal Aspects in Human Services Administration
  • MHSA 655 Counseling Techniques and the Aid Process
  • MHSA 656 Proposal Administration
  • MHSA 658 Intergovernmental Relations
  • MHSA 668 Seminar: Human Behavior in Organizations
  • MHSA 672 Labor Law in the Public Sector
  • MHSA 674 Human Development
  • MHSA 676 Total Quality Management in the Department of Human Services128467_photo-1517245386807-bb43f82c33c4.jpg Headway / Unsplash

Curriculum

First Year - First Semester

Foreground

  • MSPA 500 Theory, Practice and Change in Public Policy Administration
  • MSPA 505 Computer Education for Public Administrators

Second term

  • MSPA 510 Research Techniques and Quantitative Methods Applied to Public Administration
  • MSPA 520 Administrative and Ethical Law
First Year - Second Semester

Foreground

  • MSPA 530 Planning and Evaluation: Theories, Methods and Techniques
  • MHSA 604 Human Services Administration: Organizations, Policies and Alternatives

Second term

  • MHSA 608 Leadership and Community Development 3 MSPA 500
  • MSPA 540 Seminar: Development, Planning and Evaluation of Human Resources
Second Year - First Semester

Foreground

  • MHSA 612 Seminar: Design of Human Services Programs
  • MHS 622 Proposal Writing and Fundraising

Second term

  • MSPA 550 Budget Management
  • MHSA ____ Free Elective
Second Year - Second Semester

Foreground

  • MSPA 710 Research Seminar in Public Affairs OR MSPA 720 Practice (Internship) in Public Affairs

For graduation the approval of:

  • Approve 39 credits with a minimum average of 3.00 points.
  • A Comprehensive Exam (multiple selection / discussion, this must be requested in writing after passing 33 credits).
  • The Comprehensive Exam has a cost of $ 25.00 for the core and $ 25.00 for the specialty.
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

Con una trayectoria de más de 40 años, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo (antes Universidad del Turabo) es la institución privada de educación superior de más rápido crecimiento en el pa ... Read More

Con una trayectoria de más de 40 años, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo (antes Universidad del Turabo) es la institución privada de educación superior de más rápido crecimiento en el país. Acreditada por la prestigiosa agencia Middle States Commission on Higher Education, la Universidad Ana G. Méndez, Recinto de Gurabo tiene además, diversas acreditaciones profesionales las cuales le añaden un sello de calidad a la educación de sus estudiantes. Read less