MPA 790: Field Project
Field study of a specific professional problem of interest to the student, culminating in the preparation of an appropriate summary document. The field project may take several forms, such as an analysis of a current policy issue, a bibliographic essay, a complex grant proposal or a program evaluation. All projects should exhibit an understanding of public administration from both theoretical and applied perspectives, an ability to analyze problems and formulate policy alternatives and an ability to demonstrate these capabilities through the preparation of a significant written document. Pass/fail course.