Public Policy and Administration
Apr 24 2013Ph.D. in Public Administration
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Apr 24 2013Graduate Conflict Management Program
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Apr 24 2013This is Boise State
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Welcome to 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 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 in government, nonprofits, advocacy groups, consulting organizations and academic teaching/research positions. 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 (PDF).
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.
May 23 2013
David Adler, director of the Andrus Center for Public Policy and Cecil D. Andrus professor
May 23 2013
Todd Shallat, history professor and director of the Center for Idaho History and Politics, was
May 21 2013
John Freemuth, professor of political science and public affairs, was quoted in an Idaho Statesman