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2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMass Dartmouth Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

POL 581 - Research Methods for Public Policy

Credits 3
Requirements: Prerequisite: MPP students only or permission of instructorSeminar
Research-based course that reviews the process of applied research design, secondary data research techniques, appropriate techniques and sources for internet research, and the use of mixed methodological strategies in applied policy research. The course requires students to conduct independent policy research within this framework and it requires students to produce a final research paper on a policy issue selected by the student.