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Programs: DPA Doctoral Study

DPA Doctoral Study Resources

To prepare for the form and style review, use the following checklist, which is the same checklist we use when we review capstone manuscripts and the checklist we return to the student and committee along with their completed review.

About the DPA Doctoral Study

The Professional Administrative Study, or PAS, is the formal manuscript each DPA student prepares regarding applied research in public administration. Walden PAS documents consist of the following sections:

  • Section 1: Introduction to the Problem
  • Section 2: Conceptual Approach and Background
  • Section 3: Data Collection Process and Analysis
  • Section 4: Evaluation and Recommendations

You can access additional information on the Doctor of Public Administration at the Office of Student Research Administration website under the DPA Doctoral Study tab.

For proposal or doctoral study APA or writing-related questions, contact