Iowa State University's Department of Political Science offers a Master of Arts in Political Science with a concentration in public policy, as well as a Graduate Certificate of Public Management (GCPM). The 30-credit MA in Political Science with a concentration in public policy requires 21 credits in political science, including six credits in a concentration area. The Graduate Certificate of Public Management is a 15-credit program that combines coursework in public management and public policy. Students are required to complete nine credits of core coursework and six credits of electives. Graduate students in ISU's Department of Political Science are eligible for numerous scholarships, including the $1,000 Philip R. Baumann Graduate Scholarship and the $1,000 Dwight Ink Graduate Scholarship.