PMAP Graduate Student Resources

Student Advisement

Master’s and Certificate students in Public Management and Policy Department must attend a new student orientation.  All newly admitted students will be contacted by the department regarding the event details. Students may also contact the Office of Academic Assistance for optional individual advisement. Students may also contact the program Director, Dr. John Thomas (

Doctoral students in both the Joint and GSU Public Policy Program should seek advisement from the doctoral coordinator, Dr. Christine Roch (

Registration Resources

  • Online academic evaluation: This is an up to date evaluation of your program of study and the classes you have taken. You should review this each semester to stay on track.
  • Graduate Catalog: You should review the catalog for specific regulations pertaining to the program as well as degree requirements for your program.
  • Online Registration Instructions: Navigate to this page for instructions on the mechanics of registration.