The University of Texas at Austin   School of Law

Center for Public Policy Dispute Resolution

Building Collaboration

Model Curriculum Plan 1: Master of Public Affairs Degree

The Graduate Portfolio Program in Dispute Resolution can be completed within the usual two-year program, while still leaving room for 2 additional electives.

Fall Semester, First Year

Policy Development, 3 hours
Political Economy I, 3 hours
Applied Quantitative Analysis I, 3 hours
Policy Research Project, 4 hours

Spring Semester, First Year

Public Administration and Management, 3 hours
Elective in Dispute Resolution, 3 hours
Applied Quantitative Analysis II, 3 hours
Policy Research Project, 4 hours

Summer Semester, First Year

Summer Internship (with Dispute Resolution focus), 4 hours

Fall Semester, Second Year

Political Economy II, 3 hours
Elective in Dispute Resolution, 3 hours
Public Financial Management, 3 hours
Elective, 3 hours

Spring Semester, Second Year

Professional Report, 3 hours
Elective in Dispute Resolution, 3 hours
Elective in Dispute Resolution, 3 hours
Elective, 3 hours