Required Doctoral Courses
PADM 503 Research Methods
Introduction to research methods relevant to public administration and public policy
PADM 504 Data Analysis for Policy and Public Administration
This course is intended to prepare students to conduce independent research in policy analysis, program evaluation, and public management. Students will not only learn statistical methods, but how to use them to evaluate public problems and suggest solutions.
PADM 570 Scope and Methods of Public Administration
Seminar on the history of public administration and its theories
PADM 571 Seminar in Organizational Theory
Seminar on selected theories of organizations and their applications to the study of public organizations
PADM 572 Research and Theory in Public Budgeting and Finance
Seminar on the seminal theories and literature on budgeting and financial administration
PADM 573 Research and Theory in Public Policy and Governance
Seminar on the seminal theories of public policy processes and policy analysis
PADM 575 Advanced Research Design
Seminar on research design issues in preparing doctoral dissertations
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