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Advising and Career Guidance

Every MPA student is assigned an advisor from the members of the MPA faculty. Students should not hesitate to contact their advisors at any time for career or program advice. In addition‚ if students have any general questions about the program or about career goals they should feel free to contact the Director of Graduate Studies‚ Professor Stephanie Witt‚ at Click here to contact the Boise State Career Center.

MPA Handouts (PDF format)

Online Journals / Databases

  • The Heinz School Review (HSR)
    The Heinz School Review (HSR) is an on-line academic journal created and run by students at the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh‚ PA.HSR seeks to publish exceptional work with a functional focus. HSR highlights innovative solutions realized through the use of policy analysis‚ management‚ leadership‚ and information technology.HSR is designed to be useful and accessible to busy practitioners in the public policy and management fields. HSR offers insightful articles‚ research and interviews available for download when you need them.
  • The enhanced Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA) has added 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) Public-Use Files to the archive.
    The NSDUH series, formerly titled National Household Survey on Drug Abuse, is a major source of statistical information on the use of illicit drugs, alcohol, and tobacco, and on mental health issues among members of the U.S. civilian, noninstitutionalized population aged 12 or older. The survey tracks trends in specific substance use and mental illness measures and assesses the consequences of these conditions by examining mental illness and/or substance use disorders and treatment for these concerns. NSDUH is sponsored by the Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality (formerly Office of Applied Studies), SAMHSA.
    NSDUH public-use files allow researchers to conduct analyses using NSDUH microdata that have been treated to protect the confidentiality of respondents. These files are available for download in SAS, SPSS, STATA, and ASCII formats, and online analysis with PDA.


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