Public Policy and Administration
The Department of Public Policy and Administration is engaged in graduate level education in public policy and administration and a range of research and training activities.
The MPA degree offered through the Department of Public Policy and Administration is accredited by the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NSPPAA, formerly known as NASPAA). This program is one of only nine programs accredited by NSPPAA in Idaho, surrounding states, and the Northwest, including Oregon, Washington, Montana, Utah, Nevada and Wyoming.
The Doctor of Philosophy in Public Policy and Administration will prepare students for a variety of career choices including administration in public and nonprofit organizations; policy research in natural resource, environmental and other areas of public policy. The doctorate builds on a nationally accredited master’s degree program in public administration. Download the flier for the Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration Degree.
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The undergraduate 12-credit Dispute Resolution Certificate Program focuses on developing knowledge and skills in mediation and interpersonal conflict management.
The graduate-level 12-credit Conflict Management Certificate Program focuses on developing knowledge and skills in interpersonal conflict management, group and intercultural conflict management, negotiation, and mediation.
Public Affairs Report
May 21 2015
Longtime Idaho political observer Jim Weatherby, a Boise State University professor emeritus, said, “If not
May 21 2015
John Freemuth, a public lands expert, was quoted in an Associated Press story about U.S.
May 18 2015
John Freemuth, the Boise State University political science professor who has advised Interior officials working
May 13 2015
“I think generally there’s been, throughout his career, a lot of respect for him and
May 12 2015
Justin Vaughn was quoted in an Associated Press article that ran in several media outlets, including the Detroit News.
Justin Vaughn was quoted in an Associated Press article that ran in several media outlets,