Any student enrolled in a UW–Madison doctoral program can pursue a doctoral minor in Public Affairs. The doctoral minor offers training in the field of public affairs and can be tailored to a student's specific interests.  A doctoral minor in Public Affairs provides breadth and skills in public policy analysis, program evaluation, and public management.

At least 9 credits in La Follette coursework are required.

Faculty: Professors Blank, Cancian, Chinn, Copelovitch, Fletcher, Meyer, Nemet, Smeeding, Weimer, Yackee (director); Associate Professors: Collins, Wallace; Assistant Professors: O'Brien, Tjernstrom; Assistant Professors: Jacobs, O'Brien, Tjernström, Wang; Lecturers: Doyle, Howard, Kozel, Lavigna, McKelvey, Nelson