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PSMA 7993 Research Seminar


Format: Online
Duration: 8 weeks

Designed for students currently working full time in a supervisory or management role in the healthcare, nonprofit, or public sector, as well as in the arts, this course allows each individual to design and conduct a research project that focuses on a management or policy problem at his/her place of employment or in the public arena. The student presents methodology, results, and recommendations both as a written capstone project and as an oral presentation.

Students who have completed all degree requirements except the research seminar (PSMA 7993) must register for Thesis Continuation (THCN 7999) for the first semester subsequent to the research seminar (PSMA 7993) registration, and THCN 8000 from the second subsequent semester until the completion and presentation of the culminating research project.


Course Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of PSMA 7993, you will have the skills to:

  • Address the current issues surrounding the public arena and/or your place of business.
  • Gather and present information in a professional manner.
  • Utilize advanced problem-solving techniques to increase the success of nonprofit organizations.
  • Develop recommendations for nonprofit organizations based on observation of current problems and issues.

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To learn more about Seton Hall University's online Master of Public Administration program and its curriculum, call (844) 823-1198 to speak with an admissions advisor or request more information here.

The course information on this page is meant to provide a thorough overview and is subject to change based on term, faculty, and/or institutional requirements.