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
Mar 12 2015
John Freemuth, professor in the Department of Public Policy and Administration, was quoted in a
Jan 23 2015
President Barack Obama has chosen Boise State University as his first stop after his State
Jan 23 2015
“BSU public policy professor John Freemuth said the governor’s plan is a reflection of a
Dec 10 2014
John Freemuth, professor of political science and public policy, was quoted in an Idaho Statesman
Dec 03 2014
John Freemuth, professor of political science and public policy, will speak at the annual meeting