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Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy and Administration

Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy and Administration

Course Number and TitleCredits
Public Policy and Administration Core
PUBADM 501 Public Policy Process3
PUBADM 504 Public Budgeting and Financial Administration3
PUBADM 601 Philosophy of Social Inquiry3
PUBADM 602 Philosophical and Practical Foundations of Democratic Governance3
PUBADM 603 Administration and the Study of Public Policy3
PUBADM 604 Advanced Techniques in Policy Research3
Methods Sequence
Students must take PUBADM 533 Research Design and Measurement (1 cr)

AND students must select an additional nine credits from:
GEOG 560 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (3 cr)
PUBADM 506 Qualitative Analysis and Methodology (3 cr)
PUBADM 507 Intermediate Quantitative Analysis and Methodology (3 cr)
PUBADM 508 Advanced Survey Research (3 cr)
PUBADM 509 Public Policy Analysis (3 cr)
PUBADM 510 Program Evaluation (3 cr)

AND select an additional two credits from:
PUBADM 534 Descriptive Statistics (1 cr)
PUBADM 535 Inferential Statistics (1 cr)
PUBADM 536 Introduction to Survey Research (1 cr)
PUBADM 537 Advanced Statistical Techniques (1 cr)
12
Areas of Emphasis (Select one area 9 credit hours)

Environmental Policy and Administration
PUBADM 605 Seminar in Environmental Policy and Administration (3 cr)
And 6 credits from
PUBADM 540 Contemporary Issues in Natural Resource and Environmental Policy and Administration (3 cr)
PUBADM 541 Environmental Regulatory Policy and Administration (3 cr)
PUBADM 542 Science, Democracy and the Environment (3 cr)
PUBADM 543 Public Land Resource Policy and Administration (3 cr)
PUBADM 544 Energy in the Western U.S. (3 cr)
PUBADM 545 Energy Policy (3 cr)

State and Local Government Policy and Administration
PUBADM 606 Seminar in State and Local Government Policy and Administration (3 cr)
And 6 credits from
CRP 501 Introduction to Community and Regional Planning (3 cr)
DISPUT 501 Human Factors in Conflict Management (1 cr)
DISPUT 502 Negotiation Theory and Practice (1 cr)
DISPUT 503 Conflict Intervention Method (1 cr)
PUBADM 512 Information Technology and Public Policy (3 cr)
PUBADM 513 Economics and Public Policy (3 cr)
PUBADM 514 Introduction to Nonprofit Management and Collaboration (3 cr)
PUBADM 515 Policy Implementation and Practice (3 cr)
PUBADM 516 City-County Governance and Administration (3 cr)
PUBADM 530 Administrative Law and Regulation (3 cr)
PUBADM 550 The Executive and the Administrative Process (3 cr)
9
Electives (with supervisory committee approval)6
PUBADM 691 Doctoral Comprehensive Examination (Pass/Fail)2
PUBADM 689 Dissertation Proposal (Pass/Fail)2
PUBADM 693 Dissertation (Pass/Fail)18
Total67