Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
MPA

Program Schedule

See the course descriptions page for more information about required courses.

Current Academic Year, 2018-2019

Sequence Course

Orientation 

June 4 - 8, 2018

Program overview 

Summer Sequence 1

June 11 - July 11, 2018

Economics for Public Policy
Statistics for Public Policy

Summer Sequence 2

July 16 - August 15, 2018

Introduction to Public Policy
Communications and Public Policy

Global Policy Experience

August 19 - 28, 2018

Program at an international site

Fall Semester

September 5 - December 21, 2018

The Politics of Policymaking in Comparative Perspective
Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
Specialization Elective 1
Specialization Elective 2

Spring Sequence 1

January 7 - March 22, 2019

Policy-In-Action Consultancy

Spring Sequence 2

April 1 - May 17, 2019

Policy Problems of the 21st Century
Systems Dynamics: Policy Analysis for a Complex World
Management and Implementation in Public and Non-Profit Organizations
Specialization Elective 3

Commencement
May 26, 2019