Master of Public Administration Course Schedule

2020-2023

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.

Summer 2021

  • PUAD 506 MPA Applied Research Methods, Barsky or Harris, Internet course (both sections offered in 6-week format: May 10 - June 18) (Barsky example syllabus PDF) (Harris example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Hamman, Internet course (offered May 10 - July 30) (example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595 Innovation in the Public Sector, Hamman, Internet course (offered in a 6-week format: May 10 - June 18) (example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 595 Data Visualization, McKay, Internet course (offered in a 6 week format: June 21 - July 30) NEW ELECTIVE OFFERING
  • PUAD 596 Independent Study, Rinfret, directed study (contact directly)
  • Check out nonprofit elective offerings
  • Indian Law Program (contact Professor Monte Mills)

Fall 2021

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

Spring 2022

  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Rinfret or New Hire, Thursdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible) (example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, Barsky, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 595 Environmental Governance & Policy, Rinfret & Panarella, Wednesdays 4:30-6:50pm 
  • PUAD 595 Advanced Montana Constitutional Law, Johnstone (offered by the law school), TBD
  • PUAD 506 MPA Applied Research Methods, Barsky, Internet course
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, New Hire, Internet course
  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Internet course
  • PUAD 561 Ethics & Administration, New Hire, Internet course
  • PUAD 595 Innovation in the Public Sector, Hamman, Internet course
  • PUAD 595 Indian Law & Policy, DuMontier, Internet course (or another elective, TBD) (example syllabus PDF)
  • Check out our nonprofit electives
  • Internship opportunities, contact Prof. Hamman
  • Independent study opportunities, contact Dr. Rinfret

Summer 2022

  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, New Hire, Internet course
  • PUAD Elective TBD and added at a later date, check back
  • PUAD 596 Independent Study, Rinfret, contact directly
  • PUAD 598 Internship, Hamman, contact directly
  • China study abroad, contact Professor Panarella
  • Check out our nonprofit electives
  • Indian Law Program

Fall 2022

  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Emidy, Wednesdays 4:30-6:50pm (robot eligible)
  • PUAD 523 Administrative Law, Bryan (offered by the law school) TBD
  • PUAD 506 MPA Applied Research Methods, Barsky, Thursdays, 4:30-6:50pm
  • 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, Barsky, Internet course (example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, Rinfret, Internet course
  • PUAD 523 Administrative Law, DuMontier, Internet course
  • PUAD 527 Performance Measurement, Kolman, Internet course
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, Barsky, Internet course
  • PUAD 529 Nonprofit Administration, Vernon, Internet course
  • PUAD 531 Introduction to Policymaking, New Hire, Internet course
  • Check out our nonprofit electives

Spring 2023

  • PUAD 503 Policy Analysis, New Hire, Thursdays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 504 Organization Theory, Emidy, Mondays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting and Finance, New Hire, Tuesdays 4:30-6:50pm
  • PUAD 595 Advanced Montana Constitutional Law, Johnstone (offered by the law school), TBD
  • PUAD 528 Women, Policy, and PA, Rinfret, Internet course 
  • PUAD 506 MPA Applied Research Methods, Barsky, Internet course
  • PUAD 522 Human Resource Management, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 501 Public Administration, Rinfret, Internet course
  • PUAD 595 Poverty Policy, Barsky, Internet Course (example syllabus PDF)
  • PUAD 547 Legislation, New Hire, Internet Course
  • PUAD 525 Strategic Planning & Leadership, Emidy, Internet course
  • PUAD 595 Innovation in the Public Sector, Hamman, Internet course
  • Check out our nonprofit electives

Summer 2023

  • PUAD 506 Applied Research Methods, New Hire, Internet course
  • PUAD 505 Budgeting, Barsky, Internet course
  • PUAD 595 Data Visualization, Staff, Internet course
  • Independent study opportunities, contact Dr. Rinfret
  • China study abroad, contact Professor Panarella
  • Indian Law Program