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Department of Public Policy and Administration

Program Resources

Contact Information

Dr. Jinping Sun

Chair and Professor of Public Administration
Ph.D.,State University of New York at Albany
Phone: (661) 654-6217
Fax: (661) 654-6687

Dr. Thomas Martinez

MPA Program Director and Professor of Public Administration
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Phone: (661) 654-3064
Fax: (661) 654-6687

Dr. BJ Moore

MS-HCA Program Director and Professor of Public Administration
Ph.D., Arizona State University
(661) 654-3026

Sonia Morentin

Administrative Support Coordinator
Phone: (661) 654-3406
Fax: (661) 654-6687


Fall 2016:         Closed
Spring 2017:    November 1, 2016


September 15th for Priority
November 15th for Late Review

MPA Assessment

For more information about MPA Assessment, please visit the Assessment Page

Graduate Program Tuition and Fees

Master of Science, Health Care Administration

MS-HCA Homepage

American Society for Public Administration (ASPA)

ASPA is a national organization for students and individual's who are working as a professional within the field of public administration. For more information visit the link below. (click on logo)

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The Maddy Institute

Each year, the Maddy Institute selects 40 students from regional universities as Legislative Scholar Interns, who are placed on assignment in government offices throughout the Valley, as well as in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. For more information about The Maddy Institute, visit the link below. (click on logo)

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Contact us

  • 9001 Stockdale Highway Bakersfield, CA 93311     Phone: (661) 654-2157     Fax: (661) 654-2207