Providing Excellence in Education and Service to the Southern California Community since 1973
The hilltop portion on the 322-acre campus overlooks the Pacific Ocean. The various colleges are housed by 80 permanent buildings, 63 academic departments and programs, 24 centers, four institutes, and four clinics.
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Public Policy and University applications, both must be completed for entrance in to the University and Program.
Advancement to Candidacy forms should be filed after six units of course work, a minimum GPA of 3.0, fulfillment of the Writing Proficiency Exam (WPE), and approval of candidate's program by a faculty advisor and the Director of the Graduate Center for Public Policy and Administration, in all graduate work completed at this University toward the degree or program objective.
Forms in PDF format
Advancement to Candidacy forms by degree option
A request to Graduate Form is filed with Enrollment Services, after your have submitted your Advancement to Candidacy to the PPA department and it has been signed and approved.
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