Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
MPA

Program Schedule

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

Academic Year 2019-2020

Sequence Course

Orientation 

June 3 - 7, 2019

Program overview 

Summer Sequence 1

June 10 - July 11, 2019

Microeconomics for Public Policy
Statistics for Public Policy

Summer Sequence 2

July 15 - August 14, 2019

Macroeconomics for Public Policy
Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation

Global Policy Experience

August 19 - 27, 2019

Program at an international site

Fall Semester

September 4 - December 21, 2019

Introduction to Public Policy
The Politics of Policymaking in Comparative Perspective
Elective 1
Elective 2

Spring Sequence 1

January 6 - March 20, 2020

Policy-In-Action Consultancy

Spring Sequence 2

March 30 - May 15, 2020

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

Commencement
May 24, 2020