University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

Poverty Policy Graduate Certificate

Graduate Certificate - Poverty Policy


Core Courses and Electives12
Total Hours12

Degree Specific Credits: 12

Required Cumulative GPA: 3.0


  • These credits can be applied to the Master of Public Administration if you would like to further your educational pursuits.

Core Courses and Electives

Complete all of the following courses:
PUAD 503Policy Analysis3
PUAD 548Poverty Policy3
Complete two of the following elective courses:6
Budgeting & Finance
MPA Applied Research Methods
Program Evaluation
Issues in State Government
Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations
Introduction to Public Policy
Law, Capitalism, and Democracy in U.S. History
Ethical Issues in Public Health
Qualitative Methods
History of Social Policy
Social Policy Analysis
Total Hours12

Minimum Required Grade: B