Academic Progress Requirements
To maintain satisfactory progress toward the degree, a student in the MPP program is expected to complete a minimum of 6 semester credits each calendar year, starting with the first term of enrollment. The 6 semester credits may consist of either undergraduate prerequisite courses or graduate program courses.
- Satisfy the General University Requirements for Graduate Degrees.
- Complete the program requirements below.
|COURSE NUMBER||COURSE TITLE||CREDITS|
|PADM A601||Introduction to Public Administration and Policy||3|
|PADM A604||Research Methods in Public Administration||3|
|PADM A606||The Policymaking Process||3|
|PADM A628||Public Financial Management||3|
|ECON A625||Economics and Public Policy||3|
Or PADM A688
Public Policy Analysis
Program Evaluation and Performance Measurement
|PADM A650||Alaska Policy Studies||3|
|PADM A651||Issues in Arctic Policy||3|
|PADM A660||Public Policy Capstone A||3|
|PADM A661||Public Policy Capstone B||3|
|Advisor-approved graduate electives (2)||6|
A full-time student in the MPP program is expected to complete a minimum of 9 credits (or 6 in the final semester of coursework) applicable to the program per semester with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Part-time students must complete at least 3 credits per semester and maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0. Leaves of absence may not total more than four semesters.