Local Government ProgramWestern Social Science

Progression & Graduation

Class of 2013

The Class of 2013: Graduates of the DPA and MPA Programs.

Progression Requirements

To remain enrolled and to graduate, MPA students must maintain an average of at least 70 percent and receive no grade lower than 60 percent.

Graduation Requirements

Students must receive fifteen credits in order to graduate. Each regular course counts for one credit and is completed within one academic term: fall, winter, or summer. In addition, all students must write a research report (Public Administration 9931) which counts for two credits.

To remain enrolled and to graduate, MPA students must maintain an average of at least 70 percent and receive no grade lower than 60 percent.

How to Apply to Graduate

Once students meet the above requirements to graduate, they must apply to the School of Graduate Postdoctoral Studies (SGPS) online.  SGPS approves the application and forwards the potential graduate names onto the convocation office.  During the application to graduate, students will be asked to verify their name as they would like it to appear on their diploma. 

Convocation

Please refer to the convocation website and convocation checklist for all your questions.  There is also a link to the application to graduate on the convocation website.