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  Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy 2003-2005 Public Policy Program Master of Public Affairs and Politics (M.P.A.P.)  

Master of Public Affairs and Politics (M.P.A.P.)

The master of public affairs and politics (M.P.A.P.) is a 30-credit program designed for students who have significant work experience in public affairs and politics or a previous or concurrent graduate degree. Students are expected to complete a required core of 12 credits in policy, research methods, economics, and analysis. Students complete the remaining 18 credits with electives. Students may pursue the M.P.A.P. program on either a full- or part-time basis. With permission from the program director, individuals may enroll in up to 12 credits of course work as nondegree students before formally applying to the program. With permission, these credits may count toward the 30-credit total for the degree.

Required Course of Study Credits
34:833:510 Public Policy Formation 3
34:833:530 Research Design and Data Analysis for Public Policy
3
34:833:531 Policy Analysis and Evaluation 3
34:833:540 State and Local Public Finance or 34:833:543 Economics and Public Policy
3
34:833:640 Policy Research Seminar 3
Elective courses 15
Total Credits for the M.P.A.P. 30





 
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