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Portfolio Requirements

Student Learning Portfolio

The Student Learning Portfolio (SLP) will help you to gain the greatest possible benefit from the MPA program.  It will allow you to present your professional talents to the greater public policy and administration community. We are confident that your SLP will strongly contribute to your success in the MPA program.

PPA 697

Students who are planning to register for PPA 697 must complete the PPA 697 Declaration of Intent Form.

Please complete the form and email it to the Department.  

SLP REQUIREMENTS

All students submit their portfolios to their PPA 697 instructor via One Drive. Go to the Graduate Center for Public Policy and Admin organization on Beachboard for a detailed video on how to submit your portfolio via One Drive.

Contents of the SLP:

  1. A title page with name and student ID#.
  2. A folder titled "Part One" with the Initial Skills Assessment and Final Skills Assessment. (no approval sheets needed)
  3. A folder titled "Part Two" with the pre and post instructional assignments (no approval sheets needed)
  4. A folder titled "Part Three" with the five case studies (no screenshot of case study grades needed)

Case Studies and SLP Deadlines

Spring Semester

Deadline to submit Case Studies to Beachboard: 11:59 p.m. on April 15th 
Deadline to submit SLP to PPA 697 Instructor: 11:59 p.m. on May 1st

Fall Semester

Deadline to submit Case Studies to Beachboard: 11:59 p.m. on November 15th
Deadline to submit SLP to PPA 697 Instructor: 11:59 p.m. on December 1st

 

Note the Following:

If you have already completed all your courses and are not taking any courses during the semester you complete the SLP, you will need to register for one unit of GS-700.  You must be registered the semester that you complete the SLP and/or graduate.