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Curriculum

MS, Applied Statistics/MPA, Public and Nonprofit Management and Policy

66 Credits total: 36 MS credits + 30 MPA credits Sample Schedule

Semester 1: Fall

Course# Course Title Credits
APSTA-GE 2003 Intermediate Quantitative Methods 3
APSTA-GE 2352 Practicum in Statistical Computing 3
APSTA-GE 2351 Practicum in Applied Probability 3
CORE-GP 1018 Microeconomics for Public Management, Planning, and Policy Analysis 3
CORE-GP 1022 Introduction to Public Policy 3
    Total Credits: 15

Semester 2: J-Term

Course# Course Title Credits
APSTA-GE 2011 Intro to Machine Learning 2

Semester 3: Spring

Course# Course Title Credits
APSTA-GE 2004 Advanced Modeling I: Topics in Multivariate Analysis 2
APSTA-GE 2044 Generalized Linear and Multilevel Growth Curve Models 2
APSTA-GE 2042* Multilevel Models: Nested-Data 2
APSTA-GE 2134^ Experimental Design 3
CORE-GP 1020 Management and Leadership 3
CORE-GP 1021 Financial Management for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Organizations 3
    Total Credits: 15

Semester 4: Summer 

Course# Course Title Credits
PADM-GP 2171 Evaluating Programs and Policies 3
APSTA-GE 2310 Internship 0

Semester 5: Fall

Course# Course Title Credits
APSTA-GE 2012 Causal Inference 3
APSTA-GE 2331 Data Science for Social Impact 3
APSTA-GE 2015** Spatial Statistics 2
CAP-GP 3401 or 3148 Capstone: Advanced Project in Policy 1.5
PADM-GP 2140 Public Economics 3
PADM-GP 2411 Policy Formation as an elective 3
    Total Credits: 15.5

Semester 6: J-Term

Course# Course Title Credits
PADM-GP XXXX Elective 3

Semester 7: Spring

Course# Course Title Credits
APSTA-GE 2013 Missing Data 2
APSTA-GE 2355^ Data Science Translation 3
APSTA-GE 2062 Ethics of Data Science 3
PADM-GP XXXX Elective 3
CAP-GP 3402 or 3149 Capstone: Advanced Project in Policy 1.5
    Total Credits: 12.5

*May substitute for APSTA-GE 2040 in the fall for APSTA-GE 2042 in the spring

**May subsittute for APSTA-GE 2040 in the fall for APSTA-GE 2042 in the spring; or Networks or Messy Data (+1 credit)

^Either spring term