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Master of Public Administration

Welcome Defense Acquisition University Students

The University of Dayton is a strategic partner with the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) to provide continuing education for working professionals in the defense industry. Students can transfer their DAU course work toward graduate degrees. This partnership provides an opportunity to maximize academic accomplishments by receiving credit for DAU courses toward a graduate degree.

Our Master of Public Administration Program participates in the MOU with Defense Acquisition University. 

Transferable MPA Credits

The table below lists Defense Acquisition University courses with University of Dayton equivalents offered by the Master in Public Administration Program.The credit equivalencies are recommended by the American Council on Education (ACE). This information is also available in a downloadable PDF in the Related Links section below.

DAU Course Number DAU Course Title ACE Recommended Credit Equivalency UD Course Equivalent
CON 090 Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Fundamentals 3 Elective Credit
CON 234 Contingency Contracting 3 Elective Credit
CON 280 Source Selection and Administration of Service Contracts 3 Elective Credit
CON 290 Contract Administration and Negotiation Techniques in a Supply Environment 3 Elective Credit
CON 360 Contracting for Decision Makers 3 Elective Credit
ISA 320 Advanced Program Information Systems Acquisition 3 Elective Credit
LOG 350 Enterprise Life Cycle Logistics Management 3 Elective Credit
PMT 352 Advanced Program Management 3 Elective Credit
PMT 400 Program Manager’s Skills 3 Elective Credit
PMT 402 Executive Program Manager’s Course 3 Elective Credit
PQM 301 Advanced Production and Quality Management 3 Elective Credit
SYS 301 Advanced Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering 3 Elective Credit
SYS 302 Technical Leadership in Systems Engineering 3 Elective Credit

Master of Public Administration

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