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PPAD 780. Synthesizing Seminar in Public Policy. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. This is a required course for the Ph.D. in Public Policy and Administration. It is designed to expose students to various areas within public policy, particularly those of the concentration areas within the program: public policy (e.g. health and education), public administration, criminal justice policy and urban and regional policy. The course is designed to acquaint advanced doctoral students with the academic profession with primary focus on research, teaching and service.