Advanced Public Administration Finance and Budgeting – PADM 702

CG • Section 8WK • 11/08/2019 to 04/16/2020 • Modified 02/10/2022

Course Description

This course provides an analysis of the key challenges associated with finance and budgeting in the public administration context. Students will conduct doctoral level research on best practices associated with both, predicated upon a Biblical perspective on ethics and statesmanship.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.


The purpose of this course is to provide students with a thorough foundation of the significance of public budgeting from a historical and theoretical perspective.

Course Assignment

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each Discussion. Each thread must be 750 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be 250 words. Submit your thread by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday of the assigned Module: Week. Submit your replies 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the same Module: Week.

The student will write five 8–10 page research-based papers in current APA format that focus on various aspects of Public Budgeting. The Research Paper: Simple Time Series Analysis Assignment is an exception to the above page count .