PADM 5110—Public Administration: My Favorite Class this Semester

Anlly Palacios is a second-year CIPA student who is concentrating her studies on Social Policy.

In a Public Administration graduate program, one would think that a mandated course for all CIPA students would be PADM 5110 (Public Administration). However, CIPA is flexible enough that students might pass up this class for other options that sound more intriguing or nuanced. Or, students might avoid this course all together due to its rigorous coursework and bountiful readings. I, for one, was nervous about enrolling in it, since I knew it would require weekly memos, long articles, and a final group presentation—which sounded overwhelming. (more…)