The Master of Public Affairs (MPA) at the Watson Institute is an exciting one-year program. The program begins in June and concludes the following May. Students will develop the analytic, communication, and strategic leadership skills they need to tackle societal challenges.
MPA students can expect a rigorous and well-rounded curriculum, but also the flexibility to ensure they graduate with the knowledge and experience needed to succeed in their careers. Students can elect to pursue the Data-Drive Specialization, or they create their own, benefiting from our diverse faculty and access to a multitude of Brown graduate offerings.
Find full descriptions on the required courses page of the website.
For more detail about the curriculum and academic policies, see the Brown MPA Graduate Handbook