Master of Public Administration

Course Syllabi

Fall 2014

Fall General/PNAPP Cohort Core Classes

MPA Orientation Letter for 2014 1st yr core PDF 7/21/14

Booklist for 2014 1st yr core PDF 7/21/14

2nd yr Core General Cohort:  Analytical Techniques for Public Service PDF 6/4/14

Fall Tribal Cohort Core Course

MPA Orientation Letter for 2014 1st yr Tribal Core PDF 7/22/14

Booklist for 2014 1st yr Tribal Core PDF 7/22/14

Fall Electives

Managing Organizations PDF 6/4/14

Summer 2014

Electives

Energy Policy PDF 5/6/14

Spring 2014

Spring General/PNAPP Cohort Core Classes

1st year Core General PNAPP Cohort -- Policy, Finanace & Budgeting for Public Administration PDF 3/10/14

2nd year Core General PNAPP Cohort--Capstone PDF 6/2/14

Spring Tribal Cohort Core Course

Capstone PDF 3/24/14

Spring Electives

Food Policy PDF 3/3/14

Local Government Finance PDF 3/24/14

Managing When Difference Matters PDF 2/26/14

Practical Strategic Planning PDF 3/18/14

Project Management PDF 2/24/14

Public Administrative Law PDF 3/11/14

Winter 2014

Winter General/PNAPP Cohort Core Classes

1st year Core General PNAPP Cohort -- "Doing Democratic Public Administration" PDF 11/20/13

2nd year Core General PNAPP Cohort--Analytical Techniques for Public Service II PDF 12/12/13

Winter General/PNAPP Cohort Concentration Course

Advanced Research Methods PDF 11/6/13

Winter Tribal Cohort Core Course

2nd yr Core Tribal Cohort:  Analytical Techniques for Public Service PDF 1/13/14

Winter Tribal Cohort Concentration Course

Tribal Policy PDF 1/22/14

Winter Electives

Health Policy PDF 1/6/14

Leadership and Management in Cultural Organizations PDF 12/1/13

Lean in the Public Sector PDF 1/29/14

Local Governance PDF 1/6/14

Managing Organizations PDF 11/20/13

Nonprofit Governance PDF 12/11/13

Fall 2013

Fall General/PNAPP Cohort Orientation Handouts

MPA Orientation Handout 1: Orientation Schedule

MPA Orientation Handout 2:  Faculty Panel

MPA Orientation Handout 3:  Student/Alumni Panel

MPA Orientation Handout 4:  Seminar Groups

MPA Orientation Handout 5:  Evaluation

MPA Orientation Handout 6:  Photograph Permission

MPA Orientation Handout 7: Some Helpful Links for New MPA Students

Fall General/PNAPP Cohort Core Classes

1st yr Core General Cohort The Context of Public Administration PDF revised 9/18/13

MPA Orientation Letter for 2013 1st yr core PDF 7/31/13

2nd yr Core General Cohort:  Analytical Techniques-PDF 9/27/13

2nd yr Core General Cohort:  Analytical Techniques Schedule PDF 9/27/113

Fall General/PNAPP Cohort Concentration Course

Foundations of Public Policy PDF 8/26/13

Fall Tribal Cohort Core Course

2nd yr Core Tribal Cohort:  Analytical Techniques for Public Service PDF 8/26/13

Letter to 2nd yr Core Tribal Cohort PDF 8/26/13

Fall Tribal Concentration Course

Tribal Economics PDF 10/2/13

Fall Electives

Doing the Public's Business PDF 9/4/13

Government Finance Policy PDF 10/2/13

Human Resources PDF 10/7/13

Legislative Policy revised PDF 10/9/13

Nonprofit Theory and Practice PDF 8/5/13

Sustainable Leadership & Decision Making PDF 10/14/13

Transportation Policy PDF 10/7/13

Summer 2013

Politics, Leadership, and the Policies They Create (2nd session) PDF 5/13/13

Public Administration at the Edge: Emerging Critical Theories (1st session) PDF 5/13/13

Washington State Tax and Fiscal Policy (2nd Session) PDF 7/22/13

Spring 2013

Spring General Cohort Core Classes

First Year Core Policy, Finance & Budgeting for Public Administration (PDF) 3/11/13

Second Year Capstone (PDF) 3/27/13

Spring Tribal Cohort Core Course

First Year Core Policy, Finance & Budgeting for Public Administration (PDF) 3/18/13

Spring Tribal Cohort Concentration Course

Tribal Organization (PDF) 4/23/13

Spring Electives

Advocacy, Social Change and the Nonprofit Sector (PDF) 3/4/13

Brave New Workplace (PDF) 2/25/13

Conflict Negotiations (PDF) 3/6/13

Design for Communities and Administration (PDF) 2/25/13

Housing Policy (PDF) 2/4/13

Project Management (PDF) 2/26/13

Strategies for Cultural and Heritage Resource Funding (PDF) 2/19/13

Winter 2013

Winter General Cohort Core Classes

First Year Core Doing Democratic Public Administration (PDF) 12/3/12

Second Year Core Analytical Techniques for Public Service II (PDF) 1/15/13

Winter General Cohort Concentration Course

Advanced Research Methods (PDF) 11/15/12

Winter Tribal Cohort Core Course

First Year Core Doing Democratic Public Administration (PDF) 12/31/12

Winter Tribal Cohort Concentration Course

Intergovernmental Relations (PDF) 1/15/13

Winter Electives

Context of Indigenous and Local Governance (PDF) 11/20/12

Diversity & Nondiscrimination Policy (PDF) 1/14/13

Ethics & Leadership (PDF) 11/28/12

International Policy and Public Administration (PDF) 11/20/12

Labor Relations and the Public Sector (PDF) 11/1/12

Natural Resources (PDF) 11/20/12

Organizational Resliliency (PDF) 11/5/12

Fall 2012

Fall General Cohort Core Classes

1st yr Core General Cohort The Context of Public Administration (PDF) 8/13/12

2nd yr Core General Cohort:  Analytical Techniques (PDF) 9/18/12

Fall General Cohort Concentration Course

Foundation of Public Policy  (PDF) 9/18/12

Fall Tribal Cohort Core Course

Context of Public Administration Tribal Governance (PDF) 10/8/12

Fall Tribal Cohort Concentration Course

Path to Sovereignty (PDF) 10/10/12

Fall Electives

Case Studies for Policy Analysis, Decision-Making & Education in Public Processes (PDF) 8/28/12

Education Policy (PDF) 9/12/12

Intergovernmental Environmental Policy Issues (PDF) 9/25/12

Land Management & Policy Processes (PDF) 8/28/12

Marketing for Public Service (PDF) 9/12/12

Managing Organizations (PDF) 7/24/12

Non-Profit Theory & Practice: An Introduction (PDF) 8/28/12

Publish to Flourish (PDF) 9/12/12

Sustainable Leadership & Decision Making (PDF) 10/1/12

Summer 2012

Energy Policy (PDF) 5/22/12

Politics, Leadership, and the Policies They Create (PDF) 5/21/12

Public Speaking (PDF) 5/16/12

Publish to Flourish (PDF) 6/5/12

Strategies for Graduate Writers (PDF) 5/16/12

Spring 2012

Spring General Cohort Core Classes

Policy, Finance & Budgeting for Public Administration (PDF) 4/4/12

Capstone (PDF) 4/9/12

Spring Tribal Cohort Core Class

Capstone (PDF) 3/2/12

Spring Electives

Comparative Administration (PDF) 2/21/12

Design Thinking for Public Administration (PDF) 2/13/12

Governing for Human Rights, Social Justice & Advocacy (PDF) 2/22/12

Health Policy (PDF) 2/13/12

Local Government Finance (PDF) 2/15/12

Organizational Change (PDF) 2/29/12

Winter 2012

Winter General Cohort Core Classes

Doing Democratic Public Administration (PDF) 12/12/11

Analytical Techniques for Public Service II (PDF) 1/11/12

Winter Tribal Cohort Core Class

Analytical Techniques for Public Service II (PDF) 1/11/12

Winter General Cohort Concentration Course

Advanced Research Methods (PDF) 1/9/12

Winter Tribal Cohort Concentration Course

Tribal Policy (PDF) 1/25/12