Master of Public Administration

Past Syllabi and Course Information

Fall 2011

Fall General Core Classes

MPA Orientation Letter for 2011 General Cohort Students (PDF) 9/12/11

 1st yr Core General Cohort:  Context of Public Administration (PDF) 9/7/11

Strangers to Ourselves--Timothy D. Wilson (PDF) First year Core  Reading for Orientation-47MB file that takes a minute on high speed connection to download

2nd yr Core General Cohort:  Analytical Techniques (PDF) 9/26/11

Fall Tribal Cohort Core Class

2nd yr Core Tribal Cohort:  Analytical Techniques (PDF) 9/26/11

Fall General Cohort Concentration Course

Foundations of Public Policy (PDF) 8/3/11

Fall Tribal Cohort Concentration Course

Tribal Economics (PDF) 10/5/11

Fall Electives

Doing the Public's Business (PDF) 8/23/11

Indigenous Justice Systems (PDF) 9/13/11

Legislative Policy (PDF) 9/22/11

Natural Resource Policy (PDF) 8/23/11

Non-Profit Success (PDF) 8/3/11

Performance Measures (PDF) 9/22/11

Sustainable Leadership (PDF) 9/13/11

2010-11 Course Information and Syllabi

Summer 2011

Summer Electives

Diversity in the Workplace: Understanding Cultural Competence (PDF) 5/4/11

International Administration (PDF) 5/4/11

Mind the Gap: Gender, Race, & Religion in Public Service (PDF) 7/18/11

Spring 2011

Spring Core Classes

Policy, Finance & Budgeting for Public Administration (General Cohort, 1st yr) (PDF) 2/16/11

Policy, Finance & Budgeting for Public Administration (Tribal Cohort, 1st yr) (PDF) 2/22/11

Capstone (General Cohort, 2nd Yr) (PDF) 2/7/11 

Spring Concentration Course

Tribal Organizations & Structures (Tribal Cohort) (PDF) 3/30/11

Spring Electives

Advocacy & Social Change (PDF) 2/22/11

Food Policy: Digital Cultivation (PDF) 2/23/11

How to Tell the Truth with Statistics (PDF) 3/7/11

Non-Profit Leadership & Development (PDF) 2/22/11

Policy and Politics (PDF) 1/25/11

Sustainability & Public Policy (PDF) 3/7/11

Why Race Matters (PDF) 3/22/11

Winter 2011

Winter Core Courses

Doing Democratic Public Administration (General 1st Yr Cohort) (PDF) 12/9/10

Doing Democratic Public Administration (Tribal Cohort) (PDF) 12/14/10

Analytical Techniques for Public Service II (General 2nd Yr Cohort) (PDF) 1/11/11

Winter Concentration Courses

Advanced Research Methods (Open to students who have completed 1st yr core) (PDF) 12/27/10

Intergovernmental Relations (required for Tribal concentration students; elective for others with instructor's permission) (PDF) 1/6/10

Winter Electives

Globalization & Public Administrations (PDF) 12/1/10

Managing Organizations (PDF) 12/1/10

Public Law Book List (PDF) 12/14/10

Public Law Class Outline (Word) 1/6/10

The Resilient Organization (PDF) 12/16/10

Successful Public Speaking (PDF) 12/1/10

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

Tough Choices (PDF) 12/8/10

Fall 2010

Fall Quarter Course Schedule, Registration and Elective Info

MPA Fall 2010 Course Schedule with CRNs and Location (Word) 8/19/10

MPA Fall 2010 Course Registration and Elective Info (Word) -- updated 10/1/10

Core General Cohort (Public & Non Profit Admin and Public Policy Concentrations)

Letter to 2010 General Cohort--BOOKLIST included for Fall 1st Year Core course "Context of Public Admin" (mailed USPS 7-27-10) (Word) - 7/29/10

1st Year Core General Cohort:  Context of Public Administration final Syllabus (Word) - 9/23/10

2nd year Core General Cohort:  Analytical Techniques for Public Service (Word) - 8/31/10

Core General Cohort (Public & Non Profit Admin and Public Policy Concentrations)

Foundations of Public Policy Syllabus (Word) 9/15/10

Core Tribal Cohort

1st Year Core Tribal Cohort:  Context of Public Administration final Syllabus (Word) -9/1/10

Concentration Course - Tribal Cohort (Tribal Governance Concentration)

Path to Sovereignty Syllabus (Word) 9/15/10

Electives

Legislative Policy Syllabus (Word) 9/23/10

Local Governance Syllabus (PDF) 9/23/10

Marketing for Public Service (Word) 9/23/10

Natural Resource Policy Syllabus (Word) 9/23/10

Nonprofit Success: Theory & Practice (Word) 9/23/10

Ethics and Leadership Syllabus (Word) 9/28/10

Managing Projects & Perspectives (Word) -8/10/10

2009-2010 Course Information, Schedules and Syllabi

Summer 2010

Spring 2010

Spring Quarter Course Schedule, Registration and Elective Info
Core-Tribal Cohort
Core- General Cohort (Public & Non-Profit Admin and Public Policy concentrations)
General Cohort - Capstone
Electives

Winter 2010

Winter Quarter Course Schedule, Registration and Elective Info
Core-General Cohort (Public & Non-Profit Admin and Public Policy Concentrations)
Core-Tribal Cohort (Tribal Governance Concentration)
Concentration Course - General Cohort (Public & Non-Profit Admin and Public Policy Concentration)
Concentration Course-Tribal Cohort (Tribal Governance Concentration)
Electives

Fall 2009

Booklists for Fall MPA 1st and 2nd year Core courses are included in the documents below as noted. Detailed syllabi for most courses will be available by mid-September. As we post these links we will send an email to all admitted and continuing MPA students.

Fall Quarter Course Schedule, Registration and Elective Info
Core - General Cohort (Public & Non Profit Admin and Public Policy Concentrations)
Core - Tribal Cohort (Tribal Governance Concentration)
Concentration Course - General Cohort (Public & Non-Profit Admin and Public Policy Concentrations)
Concentrations Course _ Tribal Cohort (Tribal Governance Concentration)
Electives

Selected Course Information from Past Years

Course Schedules - Past Years

Core Courses - Past Years

General Cohort (Public & Non-Profit Admin and Public Policy Concentrations)
Tribal Cohort (Tribal Governance Concentration)
Tribal Cohort (Tribal Governance Concentration)

Concentration Courses - Past Years

General Cohort (Public Policy Concentration)
Tribal Cohort (Tribal Governance Concentration)

Selected Elective Course Information - Past Years