MPA Handbook & Forms

MPA Handbook

This document provides students with guidelines for pursuing the MPA degree, MPA program requirements, and information on the Practicum, exit exam, and financial assistance. It also highlights student awards, student advising, and other student resources.

Handbook

MPA Full-Time and Part-Time Course Schedule

Full-Time Part-Time

Conference Travel Support Form

All students requesting support for conference travel must submit this completed form to pa@lsu.edu, along with a formal letter or email to document that your proposal was accepted by a conference.

Conference Travel Support Form

Graduate Assistant Application Form

To be considered for a graduate assistantship in the MPA Program, students must submit this completed form to pa@lsu.edu before the first day of class.

Graduate Assistant Application Form

Elective Approval for Non-PADM Courses

All students who are requesting approval to take a non-PADM elective course must email this completed form to pa@lsu.edu.

Elective Approval for Non-PADM Courses Form here

PADM 7851- Practicum

All students enrolled in PADM 7851- Practicum must submit this completed form, along with a letter from their employer and position description, to pa@lsu.edu for approval.

PADM 7851- Practicum

PADM 7800- Independent Study Form

All students enrolled in PADM 7800- Independent Study in Public Administration must submit this completed form to pa@lsu.edu before the first day of class.

PADM 7800- Independent Study Form