MPA Capstone II

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Course Number: 
GAFL 7990

Course Section:



  • Executive MPA

Course Type: 

  • Core



  • Spring 2023

Course Format:

Hybrid (on-campus and online)
On-Campus Day(s): 
On-Campus Time: 
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
On-Campus Time(s): 

For Spring 2023, this course will consist of a combination of once-a-week live Zoom sessions on Monday evenings (7:00 - 8:00 p.m.) and four intensive Friday (1/13, 2/10, 3/17, 4/21) from 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. This course has seats reserved for Fels students and gives priority to grad students. Permits can be requested on Path@Penn.

On-Campus Location:

Online Day(s): 
Online Time: 
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Course Description: 

Successful completion of a Capstone project is one of the academic requirements for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) at the University of Pennsylvania's Fels Institute of Government. This core course is designed to give students direct guidance as they apply and consolidate knowledge and skills gained across the curriculum through the completion of a rigorous Capstone project. Capstone students are responsible for designing and completing a public policy or public administration-related project and presenting a deliverable (described below) to the Fels community and other stakeholders.

Fels Institute of Government

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

(215) 898-7326