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PUBLIC AFFAIRS (ROBERT M. LA FOLLETTE SCHOOL OF) Criteria for Satisfactory Progress
To make progress toward a graduate degree, students must meet the Graduate School requirements in addition to the requirements of the department or program. See Graduate School degree requirements.
MPA /MIPA
Overall GPA
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Other Grade Requirements
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Probation Policy
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Specific Courses
Yes
  • MPA—Policymaking Process; Quantitative Tools for Public Policy Analysis; Microeconomic Policy Analysis; Introduction to Policy Analysis; Introduction to Public Management; Workshop in Public Affairs—Domestic Issues.
  • MIPA—International Governance; Quantitative Tools for Public Policy Analysis; Microeconomic Policy Analysis; Macroeconomic Policy and International Financial Regulation; Workshop in International Public Affairs, International Issues; Introduction to Policy Analysis—International.
Specific Credits
Yes
  • MPA—18 in foundational courses; 24 in field or fields of specialization.
  • MIPA—18 in foundational core courses; 9 in MIPA policy electives; 15 in field or fields of specialization.
Examinations
No
Other Assessments
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Language Requirements
No
Advisor
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Review Policy
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