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Thesis/Comprehensive Exam

In order to receive a master's degree from San Diego State University, you must comply with several requirements, among them, you must complete a thesis, project, or comprehensive examination. A complete listing of Requirements is available on the SDSU Graduate Bulletin.

As an MPA student you may choose one of two options for indicating a mastery of the subject matter for graduation: Thesis or Comprehensive examinations selected in two fields of Public Administration. Definitions of thesis and a comprehensive examination is available on page 40 of the SDSU Graduate Bulletin.

Please contact your faculty advisor for further information.