Program development and selection of courses are to be made in consultation with the student’s academic advisor.
- Ph.D in Public Policy and Administration (Ph.D PPA)
- Master of Public Administration (MPA)
- Certificate in Conflict Management
From the Office of the Registrar
You can now easily access course descriptions by subject or college from the catalog portion of the Registrar’s Office website. We encourage you to take advantage of these pages by linking directly to them from your department websites.
Our Registration Guide has replaced the information that was previously printed in the front pages of the Schedule of Classes. This page is a great resource for students as they navigate through the registration process.
Grading Policy – Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration and Master of Public Administration Programs
A+ (97 – 100%); A (93 – 96.9%); A- (90 – 92.9%)
Distinguished Work. The student writes at the graduate level with work that is error free (proper punctuation, spelling, grammar, sentence structure), demonstrating logical organization, proper documentation and appropriate supporting evidence. Distinguished work requires a consistent application of concepts with original analysis integrating literature and concepts into course work. The student initiates and effectively responds to questions.
B+ (87 – 89.9%); B (83 – 86.9%); B- (80 – 82.9%)
Superior Work. The student completes substantial work including analysis, integration, and application of learned concepts in both written and oral activities. Writing is more a review or summary of materials than a critical analysis. The student attends regularly and participates in class.
C+ (77 – 79.9%); C (73 – 76.9%); C- (70 – 72.9%)
Average Work. The student satisfies minimum requirements and demonstrates limited integration, application and analysis.
D+ (67 – 69.9%); D (63 – 66.9%); D- (60 – 62.9%)
Unsatisfactory work. The student satisfies some minimum requirements.
Failure. The student does not meet minimum requirements.