Degree Requirements

  1. 42 credits of work experience and classes (each class is 3 credits)
  2. Completion of 30 credits course work.
  3. Work Experience: 12 credits

Course of Study

Curriculum (30 Credits) Date Taken
    503 Law and Public Policy (3 credits)
    525 Public Management (3 credits)
    557 Human Resources Management (3 credits)
    558 Executive Leadership and Communication (3 credits)
    505 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
    501 Foundations of Policy Analysis (3 credits)
    553 Financial Management of Public Programs (3 credits) 
    536 Public Information Systems (3 credits) 
    535 Research Methods (3 credits) 
    675 Capstone Research Workshop (3 credits) 

    Work Experience (12 Credits)

Total 42 Credits


To download a copy of the EMPA Degree Requirements Worksheet, please click here.

Questions? Please contact Dr. Angie McGuire, Program Director at angmcg@docs.rutgers.edu or call 732-932-6998 x603.


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