May 31, 2023  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Executive Master of Public Administration (E.M.P.A.)


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Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Ability to develop a communication and leadership strategy appropriate to interacting productively with a diverse array of stakeholders.
  2. Ability to develop a proposal to solve an administrative problem that is consistent with the public interest.
  3. Ability to develop an appropriate budget impact statement that reflects the proposed organizational change
  4. Ability to identify key personnel issues and utilize best practices in addressing those issues from a public service perspective.
  5. Ability to identify key organizational design issues and utilize best practices in addressing those issues from a public service perspective.
  6. Ability to critically assess and synthesize various decision making tools and strategies utilized by public and non-profit organizations.
  7. Ability to adequately consider and apply key constitutional and legal principles for an organization and its relevant stakeholders.
  8. Ability to develop an appropriate assessment methodology for evaluating the effectiveness of a proposed plan of action.
  9. Ability to adequately consider key ethical issues for an organization and its stakeholders.
  10. Ability to understand the public policy process as it relates to an administrative problem faced by a public or non-profit organization.

State Authorization - It Matters Where You Live


If your learning placement course (internship, externship, clinical, rotation, practicum, independent study, study away, etc.) or your online course will be taken outside South Dakota, please reference the State Authorization webpage.

State Authorization

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