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Program Requirements and Coursework

MSA Degree Requirements for Graduation:

  • Completion of a minimum of 30 semester units of coursework
  • Maintenance of a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better in all coursework. No courses with a grade lower than a C will be counted towards completion of the program
  • Completion of ADM 690 capstone with a grade of B or better

MSA Coursework:



Foundation Courses (all required)

ADM 5100 Advanced Technical Communication
ADM 5110 Interpersonal Communication Skills
ADM 5200 Quantitative Decision Making

Core Courses (choose 4)

ADM 5120 Leadership
ADM 5140 Benefit-Cost Analysis
ADM 5150 Project Management
ADM 5160 Program Evaluation
ADM 5180 Managerial Economics
ADM 5250 Human Resource Management Foundation

Elective Courses (Choose 2)

ADM 5260 Dealing with Difficult Employees
ADM 5270 Contracting and Outsourcing
ADM 5280 Strategic Competition
ADM 5240 Organizational Structure and Processes
ADM 6250 Advanced Human Resource Management
ADM 6770 Selected Topic (1-3 units)

Culminating Experience (required)

ADM 6900 Capstone


If you have questions about these degree requirements or general questions about the program, please contact us today and we'll be happy to assist you.