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Department of Public Administration & Policy


SPA: Public Administration
Kerwin Hall

Graduate programs:

SPA: Public Administration
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8070
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Minor in Public Administration and Policy

Offered by the Department of Public Administration and Policy, School of Public Affairs, the minor in public administration and policy is designed to give undergraduate students a deeper appreciation for the challenges in organizing the modern state and the manner in which the intricacies of implementation affect the achievement of public policies. Advising for the minor is provided by the undergraduate advisors in the Department of Government and the Department of Justice, Law, and Criminology.

Minor Requirements

  • 21 credit hours with grades of C or better, a minimum of 15 credit hours at or above the 300-level, and at least 12 credit hours unique to the minor

Course Requirements

Required (9 credit hours)

Leadership (3 credit hours)

Complete 3 credit hours from the following:

Electives (9 credit hours)

Complete 9 credit hours from the following: