Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
MPA

Program Schedule

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

Academic Year 2020-2021

Orientation and summer coures will be offered virtually as a result of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).*

Sequence Course

Orientation 

June 1 - 5, 2020

Program overview 

Summer Sequence 1

June 8 - July 10, 2020

Economics for Public Policy
Statistics for Public Policy

Summer Sequence 2

July 13 - August 13, 2020

Economics of Government Intervention
Statistics for Program Evaluation

Fall Semester

September 9 - December 21, 2020

Policy Analysis and Problem Solving
The Politics of Policymaking in Comparative Perspective
Elective 1
Elective 2

Spring Sequence 1

January 4 - March 26, 2021

Policy-In-Action Consultancy

Spring Sequence 2

April 5 - May 21, 2021

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

Classes and course sequence subject to change.

Commencement
May 30, 2021