Master of Professional Studies in the Field of Legislative Affairs

The 33-credit program requires:
LGAF 6201Politics and Public Policy
LGAF 6202Legislative Politics
LGAF 6203Executive–Legislative Relations
LGAF 6204Research Methods for Legislative Affairs Specialists
At least two of the following in American political process:
LGAF 6217Budgetary Politics
LGAF 6218Judicial Politics
LGAF 6219American Presidency
LGAF 6222Parties and Elections
LGAF 6223Public Opinion/Pol Socializatn
LGAF 6224Interest Group Politics
LGAF 6228Media and Congressional Politics
LGAF 6233Comparative Legislatures
LGAF 6234PACs and Congress
At least two of the following in public policy analysis:
LGAF 6246Congress & Foreign Policy
LGAF 6249Congress and National Security Policy
LGAF 6251Budgetary Policy
LGAF 6260Special Topics: Domestic Policy
LGAF 6270Special Topics: Congress and Foreign Policy
With prior approval of the academic advisor, students may take up to three courses in related disciplines
The program may be completed with or without a thesis:
LGAF 6998
  & LGAF 6999
   and Thesis

All students must pass a Master’s Comprehensive Examination.