University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Department of Public Administration and Policy

Shannon Vaughan, Director

The University of Montana's Department of Public Administration and Policy is the first of its kind in Montana. The mission of the department is to provide a cutting edge public sector education for our students from high-quality faculty committed to applied research and teaching. Our department offers a variety of degrees at the graduate and undergraduate level: undergraduate nonprofit minor, undergraduate certificate in public policy, 4+1 degree with wildlife biology, Master of Public Administration, certificates in public policy, nonprofit administration, and public administration. Our department is centrally located within the Alexander Blewett III School of Law's Max S. Baucus Institute. Our faculty offer coursework online, in-person, and via robot. For more information about department degree offerings, please review our website.