MPA Capstone I

Course Number
GAFL 7980 001
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Course Description
This required non-credit class is the first part of the MPA Capstone, which is a requirement for the Master of Public Administration at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government. During MPA Capstone I, students will work through the early stages of their capstone projects, including project planning and project research and design. Examples of early stage work include conducting background research, creating a working bibliography, designing the project, and planning and executing data collection. Students will work with their Capstone instructor, advisor and Community Partner Organization. Full-time MPA students take MPA Capstone I during the Spring semester. Executive MPA students take MPA Capstone I during their second Fall semester.