The Master of Public Administration (MPA) is a professional degree that prepares students for administrative and leadership positions in governmental agencies and nonprofit organizations. The program's student and teaching oriented faculty seek to contribute to the development of professional individuals with an ethos of democratic administration by providing them with a combination of solid academic learning and concrete practical experiences.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2010

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Confiscation or Serving the Public Good?, Gabriel Aramian

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The Promises and Pitfalls of the Competitive Bidding Process, Jason Carruthers

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Community's Safety Net: A Comparative Analysis of the Role of Nonprofit Hospitals in Barrow and Clayton Counties in Providing Services to its Medicaid Population, Carlene Coggins and Julie John

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Employment of People with Criminal Records: An Exploratory Study of the State of Georgia, Michael Dutcher

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Public-Nonprofit Partnership: A Case Study of Cobb County Government, Ellen G. Jones

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Alternative Funding Mechanisms for Public Recreation: An Analysis of the Montana State Parks Opt-Out Fee, Caleb Judy

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The Glass Ceiling: An Analysis of Women Working for Federal Agencies, Megan Martin

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Inequities in Education: The Case of Fulton County School District, Lyndsay M. Moses

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Anti-Video Girl: Empowering Parents and Adolescent Females to Defy the Misogynistic Images of African American Women in Hip-Hop, Angelica Moss

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The Edge Connection, Favziya Nazarova

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The Arts in Cobb County: A Case for Increased Public Funding, Samuel G. Robinson

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A Comparative Study of Intergovernmental Relations of two Federal Districts: The Case of the U.S. District of Columbia and Brasília, Brazil, Crystal E. Romeo

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Intergovernmental Collaboration in Emergency Management: The Case of the September 2009 Georgia Flood, Mamadou M. Samba

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Employment of People with Disabilities in Georgia Local Governments: Identifying Barriers to Employment, Natasha Singh and Laura Creamer

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Healthcare Reform in Two States: A Comparative Analysis of Georgia and Massachusetts, Jason Stansberry

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Immediate Aftercare Program for Survivors and Families of Homicide Victims: The Case of Cobb County Government, Susan B. Stern

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At-Will Employment in the Public Sector: A Case Study of the Georgia Reform, Olayinka Tejuoso

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The Needs of Young Daughters Being Raised By Single Parent Fathers, Nicoma Wood

Theses/Dissertations from 2009

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A Preliminary Study into the Contracting Out of Services by Municipalities, Olufunmbi Akinluyi

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Application of Project Management in Study Abroad Project, Hui Chen

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Great Challenges and Great Opportunity: Historic Preservation in Kennesaw, Georgia, Jason Chitwood

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Are Men Healthcare Executives more Successful than Women Healthcare Executives?, Tina Chumley

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Safety Net System: A Case Study of Primary and Specialty Care for Uninsured Residents in Cobb County, Georgia, Kacie A. Dougherty

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State-funded Lobbyists in Georgia: Wise or Wasteful?, Lynn M. Durham

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The Impact of Teacher Absenteeism on Student Performance: The Case of the Cobb County School District, Mary Finlayson

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Strategic Development Program at Tapestri, Inc., Cecilia Fly

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Federal Pay-for-Performance Reform and Organizational Discrimination: Lessons, Impacts, and Guidance for the Future, Stephen R. Goddard

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Government Procurement: A Comparative Analysis of China and the United States, Keguang Guo and Fangfang Ning

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China’s African Economic Policies Evaluation, Chuan He

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Georgia's Health Safety Net: A Model of Excellence: The Good Samaritan Health Center, Erin Hiers

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A Public Relations Project for Adult Learner Programs, Liangfang Huang

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The Federal Presence in Education: An Analysis of One GEAR UP Grant Program’s Impact, Jennifer Knowles

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Public Relation planning to increase Attendance Rate of Athletic Events, Jian Liang

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Sino-US Comparison of First Year Programs: Kennesaw State University vs. Lushan College of Guangxi University of Technology, Shujie Liang

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Job Description of Office of International Services and Programs, Li Li

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Application of Public Administration As Viewed Through a Non-Profit Organization Intern, Mengjun Li

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Project Management and Program Evaluation for Study Abroad Program Evaluation, Hongchun Lin

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Initiatives in the Confucius Institute at Kennesaw State University, Qian Li

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Internship in Information Technology Service, Weiqiang Li

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Application of Project Management in ISEP Promotion, Yanhong Li

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City of Kennesaw Cemetery: Preserving History, Whit Long

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How American Government Promotes Small Business: Lessons for China, Shengjun Luo

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An Experience Interning with Second Sunday of Atlanta Inc, George Morgan

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Office of Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, Justin Mullis

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Socioeconomic Emancipation and Integration of West Africa: The Role of the West African Gas Pipeline, Lawrence K. A. N-Yaaba

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Healing the Work Place: Wellness Initiative Programs for the City of Marietta., Odulesi Ololade

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Culture Industry Policy in China and the United States: A Comparative Analysis, Guan Ping Qin, Hao Wei, and Xi Wang

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Leadership and Ethics Analysis of Liuzhou City Museum, Yicheng Qin

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The Politics of the Budgetary Process: The Case Study of Georgia Perimeter College, Kimberley Robinson

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Section 8 Tenant-Based Housing Assistance Program: A Case Study of the Negative Effects of the Program on Participating Communities, Tara M. Rolle

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Promoting Business: A New Outlook for the City of Kennesaw, Melissa Rollins

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Facilitating a Successful College Experience: Increasing Graduation Rates Using a Global Village Approach to International Student Retention, Nancy Sanders

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Congressional Regulation of Credit Card Interest Rates: The Case of Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008, Yvonne Shilenge

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The Role of a Policy Analyst and School Choice: A Study and the History and Availability of Educational Choices for Our Youth, James Robert Touchton

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Prevent Child Abuse Georgia: A Look at Management and Marketing, Nicole R. Tullis

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Comparing the Management in CHSS and LCVC, Linhua Wei

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Government and Non-Profit Relations, April White

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The United Way Experience: An Internship Reflective, Renée Wiles

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An Exploratory Analysis of Public Resource Online Auctions, Chunxiang Zhang

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What Makes Small Business Develop in U.S. and China? ——An Exploratory Comparative Analysis of Georgia, US and Guangxi, China, Dongjin Zhang