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MPNA 600 Practical Research for Public Administration and Non-profit Management

MPNA 600 Practical Research for Public Administration and Non-profit Management is a two credit elective that prepares students in the MPNA program in writing, mathematics and statistical skills at the graduate level. These skills, as the title suggests, will serve as practical foundation for more rigorous efforts that students engage in all of the other courses taken throughout the Master's program.
2 Graduate credits

Effective May 7, 2016 to present

Learning outcomes

General

  • Apply critical thinking concepts
  • Use survey concepts ( sampling, basic statistics)
  • Use EXCEL in public administration and non-profit management applications
  • Develop professional level presentation skills
  • Apply accounting and finance concepts to public administration and non-profit management applications
  • Demonstrate advanced effective reading concepts
  • Demonstrate knowledge of narrative writing flow (introduction - body of report-conclusions) in a written document.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of basic research processes ( APA, use of sources, citations) in a written document
  • Demonstrate extended use of research sources including the library and proper Internet sources in a written document.

Spring 2021

Section Title Instructor
50 Practical Research for Public Administration and Non-profit Management Galope, Reynold Valdez Books Course details

Fall 2021

Section Title Instructor
01 Practical Research for Public Administration and Non-profit Management Fashant, Crystal S Books Course details