Clark Atlanta University Learn Lead Change

Public Policy

    Department of Public Administration
    Oglethorpe Hall, Room 219

    Telephone: (404) 880-6650

Degree Plan

Public Policy

First Year

First Semester
PAD 501-Public Administration: Survey of the Field
PAD 502-Organizational Theory and Bureaucratic Behavior
PAD 503-Research Methods

Second Semester
PAD 504-Research Data Analysis
PAD 505/ECO 520-Economics for Public Administrators
PAD 506-Public Budgeting and Finance


PAD 507-Formulation of Public Policy
PAD 512-Internship

Second Year

Third Semester
PAD 508-Human Resources Management
PAD 516-Fundamental of Social Policy

Fourth Semester
PAD 510-Program Design, Implementation, and Evaluation
PAD 525-Seminar: Public Policy Formulation and Analysis

PAD 509-State and Local Government Finance
PAD 514-Public Management I
PAD 517-Labor Management Relations
PAD 518-Strategic Human Resources Planning
PAD 521-Principles of Community and Economic Development

Others Electives may be approved in consultation with the student’s advisor.