School of Public, Nonprofit and Health Administration
M.P.A.: Urban / Regional Policy and Planning
Urban / regional policy and planning is a five-course concentration option for students in the Master of Public Administration program. This concentration develops the interdisciplinary knowledge, technical skills and leadership abilities useful for the development, implementation, and analysis of policy and planning solutions for urban and regional management. The curriculum focuses on social, economic and political trends, urban policy formulation and analysis, metropolitan governance issues, land use and smart-growth strategies, economic and community development, and intergovernmental / intersector relations.
Urban / Regional Policy and Planning Curriculum
Students concentrating in urban / regional policy and planning must complete the following five courses. Students whose past experience or career plans suggest a benefit to customizing this curriculum should consult with their advisor. This concentration was available starting with the Fall 2004 catalog.
- PA 615 Public Financial Management
- PA 616 Public Policy Analysis
- PA 620 Metropolitan Politics and Administration
- PA 641 Economic and Community Development
- PA 644 GIS in Public Service
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