Of the 46 course hours required to receive the Master of Public Service (MPS) degree, 9 credit hours are elective courses.

Below is a partial list of current Clinton School electives and past electives from UA Little Rock and UAMS. The program’s core courses are listed here.

Offered at the Clinton School

  • Engaging Diverse Populations
  • Philanthropy Leadership and the Nonprofit Sector
  • Education Policy, Politics, and Pedagogy
  • Advocacy in Public Service
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Professional Communication and Civic Engagement
  • Dynamics and Complexities of Social Change

Offered at UA Little Rock

  • Politics in Action
  • Financial Management for Non-Profits
  • Clinton Presidency
  • Organization Communication Theory
  • Effective Crisis Communication
  • Grant Writing
  • Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations
  • Managing Public Disputes
  • Press and Propaganda
  • 21st Century Non-Profits

Offered at the UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law

  • Critical Race Theory
  • Family Mediation
  • Immigration
  • Legislation
  • Civil Liberties

Offered at the UAMS College of Public Health

  • Leadership Training and Development
  • Health Care System
  • Health System Policy