Skip to main content
Expand AU Menu

Department of Public Administration & Policy

Questions?

SPA: Public Administration
Ward, Room

Graduate programs: spagrad@american.edu

SPA: Public Administration
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016-8070
  • RSS

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 the 300-level or above, 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: