Certificate in Policy Analysis

This program seeks to provide the analytic skills needed by professionals from many academic backgrounds who are required to do or understand policy analysis and program planning in the public and not-for-profit sectors. Even managers who do not do research themselves must understand the work of others if they are to make informed decisions based on the information provided in research reports. 

Students admitted to the certificate program are required to complete four of the three-credit courses (12 credits total) listed below, and are required to maintain a 3.0 GPA in order to remain in the program.

Required Courses9
Research Methods
Political and Public Policy Analysis
Public Policy
Elective Courses (3 credit hours)3
Problems in State and Local Governments
Legislative and Executive Processes
Program Evaluation
Public Budgeting and Financial Administration
Health Policy
Problems in Political Science and Public Administration

Office of the Registrar

Tel: 701.777.2711
1.800.CALL.UND
Fax: 701.777.2696

Twamley Hall Room 201
264 Centennial Drive Stop 8382
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8382