MPA Capstone I

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Course Number: 
GAFL 7980

Course Section:

001

Program: 

  • Executive MPA

Course Type: 

  • Core

Instructor(s):

Semester: 

  • Fall 2022

Course Format:

Hybrid (on-campus and online)
On-Campus
On-Campus Day(s): 
TBD
On-Campus Time(s): 

TBD

On-Campus Location:

Online
Online Day(s): 
TBD
Online Time: 
TBD
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. 

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326
felsinstitute@sas.upenn.edu