Director: David C. Powell
Center Office: Social Science Public Affairs Bldg. (SS/PA), Room 228
Telephone: (562) 985-4178
Faculty: Walter F. Baber, Adam M. Butz, Edward Martin, William Moore, John W. Ostrowski, David C. Powell
Department Coordinator: Kathy Allan
Distance Learning: Sheryl Caito
Telephone: (562) 985-4179
Management Analyst • City Manager • Financial Analyst • Project Manager • Presidential Management Intern (PMI) • Non-Profit Management (Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see www.careers.csulb.edu.)
The Center offers the Master of Public Administration degree; options in the degree program include Public Works Administration and Urban Affairs; and graduate certificate programs in Public Management Analyst, Employer-Employee Relations and Personnel Management, and Public Sector Financial Management.
Admission applications are encouraged from persons with successful government service who wish to pursue the degree, part-time or full-time. A detailed summary of requirements, current course offerings and procedures are contained in student handbooks available from the Graduate Center for Public Policy and Administration and on its website at http://www.csulb.edu/~beachmpa.
The Center is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA), Commission on Peer Review and Acceditation.