PUAD 836. Data Driven Decision-Making. 4 Hours.
This integrated lecture and laboratory course introduces quantitative approaches to examine public management and public policy decisions. It covers concepts of research design, probability, and inferential statistics. The laboratory portion of the course uses data analytical tools to do applied problem solving. LEC.
The doctoral program in the KU School of Public Affairs and Administration provides advanced graduate education in theory and research to prepare students for academic and research careers in public administration and urban planning, as well as professional careers in advanced practice of public administration. Students in the program typically gain teaching experience, research experience on faculty research projects, and commonly co-author articles with members of the faculty.
With a unique combination of theoretically grounded course work and practical application, our Master of Public Administration degree provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to lead, innovate, and problem-solve in public sector and non-profit settings.