Master of Public Administration

Master of Public Administration

University of Alaska Anchorage

Policy Emphasis Course Descriptions

PADM 632 – Policy Analysis

(Offered as demand warrants)

Quick methods for policy analysis, emphasizing analytic thinking to narrow and focus the decision problem, and quantitative and qualitative techniques to generate insight from information. Covers basic steps in the analytic process, and methods including legal research, decision analysis, and interpreting regressions. Exercises are from contemporary Alaska policy issues.

PADM 635 – Program Evaluation

(Offered as demand warrants)