Government Affairs Institute

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Please select one or more of the courses below and click on the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page. PLEASE NOTE!! If you already have a reserved slot for a course and would like to pay for your registration, please CLICK HERE.  

Congress and the Intelligence Community, 4 days

(open only to federal government employees)
May 15 - 18, 2017
$1,460  

Congressional Briefing for PMFs, 5 days

May 1 - 5, 2017
$1,490  
June 19 - 23, 2017
$1,490  
September 25 - 29, 2017
$1,490  

Congressional Briefing for USDA Forest Service, 4 days

May 22 - 25, 2017
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$890  
June 12 - 15, 2017
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$890  

Congressional Operations Seminar, 4 days

June 5 - 8, 2017
$1,790  
July 24 - 27, 2017
$1,790  
September 25 - 28, 2017
$1,790  
December 4 - 7, 2017
$1,790  

Navy Capitol Hill Workshop, 4 days

May 22 - 25, 2017
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$1,460  
July 10 - 13, 2017
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$1,460  
October 23 - 26, 2017
$1,460  

Advanced Budget and Appropriations Process, 2 days

June 26 - 27, 2017
$1,050  
October 10 - 11, 2017
$1,050  

Advanced Legislative Process, 2 days

June 28 - 29, 2017
$1,050  
October 12 - 13, 2017
$1,050  

Congressional Justifications Workshop, 2 days

July 6 - 7, 2017
$1,225  

Executive - Legislative Branch Relations, 2 days

November 6 - 7, 2017
$1,050  

Legislative Operations for Congressional Staff, 1 day

2- day course (June 1 and June 19)
June 1, 2017
$980  

Preparing and Delivering Congressional Testimony, 2 days

May 11 - 12, 2017
$1,225  
October 19 - 20, 2017
$1,225  

Working and Communicating More Effectively with Congress, 2 days

June 14 - 15, 2017
$1,225  
October 17 - 18, 2017
$1,225  

Research Seminars

PLEASE NOTE: Research Seminars are closed enrollment classes only for students who are officially accepted into the "Certificate Program in Legislative Studies." Please do not register for these classes if you are not accepted into the program as your registration requests will not be processed.
**IMPORTANT**: Students who plan to take the Research Seminars as Independent Study have to call the office first before submitting an online registration.
Course dates listed below indicate first meeting. Additional class dates will be decided at that first meeting
 

Committees and Parties in Congress

September 13, 2017
$1,200  

Congress and Intelligence Policy

September 27, 2017
$1,200  

Congress and National Security Policy

November 1, 2017
$1,200  

Evolution of the Contemporary Congress

October 18, 2017
$1,200  

Certificate Program Online Application

A bachelor's degree from an accredited institution is required. Applicants should also have at least two years experience working full-time for a government entity, nonprofit organization, association, news organization, law firm, or other business or organization involved with public policy. Qualified applications will be reviewed by a selection panel on a rolling basis. Applicants will be notified by mail of admission decisions.  

Legislative Studies Certificate Program

July 1, 2016
$25