MPA Course Schedule

2021-2024

Please sign up on Cyberbear with your student ID (790) for classes under “Public Administration”

Note: Any distance student can take an in person class via robot (meets one day per week in the evening). Contact Dr. Rinfret with any questions.

Fall 2021 (PUAD)

  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible) (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Mondays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible) (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Emidy, Wednesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible) (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595 MT Constitutional Law, Johnstone (offered by the law school), Mon & Wed 4:30-6:00pm (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595 Interdisciplinary Criminal Justice Reform, Gross (offered by the law school), Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm. (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 506 MPA Applied Research Methods, Barsky, Thursdays, 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible) (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Rinfret, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 547 Legislation, Johnstone (offered by the law school) Mon & Wed 4:30-6:00pm (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 525 Strategic Planning & Leadership, Pace, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 527 Performance Measurement, Kolman, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, Barsky or Bridge, Internet course (two sections offered) (Barsky syllabus PDF) (Bridge syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 529 Nonprofit Administration, Vernon, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 507 Program Evaluation, Barsky, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 531 Introduction to Public Policymaking, Pautz, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • Check out our nonprofit electives
  • Internship opportunities, contact Prof. Ben Hamman
  • Independent study opportunities, contact Dr. Rinfret

Spring 2022 (PUAD)

  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Hamman, Thursdays 4:30-6:50pm (example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595 Regulatory Process, Johnstone/Rinfret, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible) (this is a 6-week only class, March 28-May 13, 2021, 3 credits)
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, Barsky, Mondays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible) (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595/LAW 664 Philosophy of Law, Johnstone (offered by the law school), Mondays 3-6pm
  • PUAD 595/LAW 645 Consumer Law, Cowie (offered by the law school), Mon. and Wed. 1:10-2:40pm
  • PUAD 506 MPA Applied Research Methods, Bridge, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Emidy or Briggs (2 sections), Internet course (Emidy syllabus PDF, Briggs syllabus PDF
  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595 Civil Servants and the Silver Screen, Pautz, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595 Data Visualization, McKay, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595 Indian Law & Policy, DuMontier, Internet course (syllabus PDF)
  • Internship opportunities, contact Prof. Hamman
  • Independent study opportunities, contact Dr. Rinfret

Summer 2022 (PUAD)

  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Internet course (10 weeks)
  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Hazelton, Internet course (10 weeks)
  • PUAD 595 Regulatory Process, Johnstone, Internet course (5 weeks, 2nd summer session)
  • PUAD 596 Independent Study, Rinfret, contact directly
  • PUAD 598 Internship, Hamman, contact directly
  • China study abroad or Ireland Study Abroad, contact Professor Panarella
  • Indian Law Program

Fall 2022

  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Mondays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Emidy, Wednesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 506 Applied Research Methods, Hazelton, Thursdays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 523 Administrative Law, Bryan (offered by the law school) TBD
  • PUAD 547 Legislation, Johnstone (offered by the law school), TBD
  • PUAD 595 MT Constitutional Law, Johnstone (offered by the law school), TBD
  • PUAD 526 Issues in State and Local Government, Kolman, Internet course (example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Hazelton, Internet course
  • PUAD 561 Ethics and Administration, Hazelton, Internet course
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, McKeague, Internet course
  • PUAD 529 Nonprofit Administration, Vernon, Internet course
  • PUAD 531 Introduction to Policymaking, McKeague, Internet course
  • PUAD 595 Interdisciplinary Criminal Justice Reform, Gross/Kirsch, Wednesdays 4:30-6:50pm
  • Check out our nonprofit electives

Spring 2023

  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Hazelton, Thursdays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, Barsky, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 595 Advanced Montana Constitutional Law, Johnstone (offered by the law school), TBD
  • PUAD 551 Regulatory Process, Johnstone, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm (six-week, end of semester)
  • PUAD 528 Women, Policy, and PA, Rinfret, Internet course 
  • PUAD 506 MPA Applied Research Methods, Hazelton, Internet course
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Internet course
  • PUAD 548 Poverty Policy, Barsky, Internet Course (example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 527 Performance Measurement, McKeague, Internet Course
  • PUAD 525 Strategic Planning & Leadership, Emidy, Internet course
  • Check out our nonprofit electives

Summer 2023

  • PUAD 506 Applied Research Methods, Barsky, Internet course
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting, McKeague, Internet course
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Briggs, Internet course
  • Independent study opportunities, contact Dr. Rinfret
  • China study abroad or Ireland Study Abroad contact Professor Panarella
  • Indian Law Program

Fall 2023

  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Mondays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Emidy, Wednesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 506 Applied Research Methods, Barsky, Thursdays, 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 523 Administrative Law, Bryan (offered by the law school) TBD
  • PUAD 547 Legislation, Johnstone (offered by the law school), TBD
  • PUAD 595 MT Constitutional Law, Johnstone (offered by the law school), TBD
  • PUAD 548 Poverty Policy, Barsky, Internet course 
  • PUAD 507 Program Evaluation, Barsky, Internet course
  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Hazelton, Internet course
  • PUAD 561 Ethics and Administration, Hazelton, Internet course
  • PUAD 525 Strategic Planning, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, McKeague, Internet course
  • PUAD 529 Nonprofit Administration, Vernon, Internet course
  • PUAD 531 Introduction to Policymaking, McKeague, Internet course
  • Check out our nonprofit electives

Spring 2024

  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Hazelton, Thursdays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, Barsky, Wednesdays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 550, Public Sector Innovation, TBD, Mondays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 595 Advanced Montana Constitutional Law, Johnstone (offered by the law school), TBD
  • PUAD 551 Regulatory Process, Johnstone, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm (6-week, end of semester)
  • PUAD 528 Women, Policy, and PA, Rinfret, Internet course 
  • PUAD 506 MPA Applied Research Methods, Hazelton, Internet course
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Internet course
  • PUAD 527 Performance Measurement, McKeague, Internet Course
  • PUAD 525 Strategic Planning & Leadership, Emidy, Internet Course
  • Check out our nonprofit electives