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Melbourne MSG
Michigan Ford
Michigan State PS
Minnesota
Moncton DAP
NC State SPIA
New Mexico SPA
New South Wales
NYU Wagner
North Carolina
Northwestern SPS
Ohio Glenn
Oregon PPPM
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Ottawa SPS
Oxford BSG
Pennsylvania Fels
Pittsburgh GSPIA
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Queen Mary SPIR
Queen's SPS
RANEPA Moscow
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Sac State PPA
Sask-Regina JSGS
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Stanford GPPP
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Sydney GSG
Syracuse Maxwell
Tenn State CPSUA
Texas Johnson
Tokyo GraSPP
Toronto SPPG
UBC MPPGA
UCLA Luskin
UC London SPP
USC Price
Victoria SPA
Wisconsin
Vic Wellington
Virginia Batten
Warwick PAIS
Waterloo MPS
Washington Evans
Western LGP
York Glendon
York SPPA
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS PROGRAMS
Carleton Paterson
Columbia SIPA
Toronto Munk
NYU Wagner MPA with Int Spec'n
Rutgers (Bloustein)

 

MPP and MPA Programs

Georgetown University, McCourt School of Public Policy - MPP, MIDP, MPM 

Program Comparison Highlights

Institutional Structure: The McCourt School of Public Policy, founded in 2013, is one of 9 schools and colleges in Georgetown University.

Note 1: History. "In October 2013, the Georgetown Public Policy Institute (GPPI) transformed to the Georgetown University McCourt School of Public Policy as a result of a transformative gift of $100 million from alumnus Frank McCourt (C’75). The McCourt School is the ninth school at Georgetown University and the first new school at the university since 1957 ... Establishing a public policy school in our nation’s capital originated as an idea in the Georgetown University Department of Government and Economics in the late 1970s ... In 1996, in recognition of the program's status as one of the premier professional programs at Georgetown University, the Public Policy Program was renamed the Georgetown Public Policy Institute ... The McCourt School currently offers three master’s degree programs and eight dual-degree programs, and includes thirteen affiliated research centers, twenty-one full time faculty members, ten visiting faculty members, more than one-hundred affiliated faculty members and approximately 450 enrolled students across the various degree and executive education programs." (At http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/about/history, accessed 14 May 2015.) 

Curriculum Design: The Course Map below displays the 125 courses offered for the Master of Public Policy (MPP), Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) and Master of Policy Management (MPM). The majority of these courses are available as electives for all three degrees, enabling students in these programs to access most of their coursework within the school. The three degrees differ in the number of courses required for degree: 16 for MPP, 16 plus internship for MIDP, and 12 for MPM. They also differ in their required courses, including the treatment of core subjects (e.g., Regression Methods for Policy Analysis for the MPP and Regression Methods for Development Policy for the MIDP). Our PEACO calculations below, which take account of the distinction between required and elective courses, suggest that typical MPP students take about 72% of their coursework in policy-oriented subjects, including 39% in subjects with high math-economics content (one of the highest of all the programs reviewed to date), and 28% in management-oriented subjects. Typical MIDP students take about 75% of their coursework in policy-oriented subjects, including 24% in subjects with high math-economics content, and 25% in management-oriented subjects. Typical MPM students take about 60% of their coursework in policy-oriented subjects, including 21% in subjects with high math-economics content, and 40% in management-oriented subjects. This places the McCourt MPP and the MIDP in the "high course requirement, policy-oriented, higher math-economics content" curricular type, along with such programs as the Harvard MPP and the Berkeley MPA. The McCourt MPM is in the "medium course requirement, policy-oriented, higher math-economics content" curricular type, along with such programs as the American University MPP and the Syracuse MPA.

The competency gap analysis below suggests that a McCourt MPP student taking the required courses and a random selection of listed electives would, on average, graduate with approximately 25 course-weeks of shortfall (among the lowest in the programs reviewed to date) in the core-competency subject matter identified in MPP/MPA Core Competencies, including shortfalls of 7 course-weeks in Leadership Skills, and shortfalls of 4 or 3 course-weeks each in Evaluation and Performance Measurement, Communication Skills, Information and Technology Management, and Macroeconomic Policy. This McCourt MPP would have received substantially more than the minimum course-weeks of instruction in Quantitative Methods, Economic Analysis, and in Ethics, Rights and Accountability. The estimated competency gaps for the MIDP and MPM are somewhat higher, at 43 course-weeks (including 14 in Democratic Institutions and Policy Process) for the MIDP, and 45 course-weeks (including 10 in Quantitative Methods) for the MPM. This is a natural consequence of the MIDP having several required courses in subjects other than those in the MPP/MPA core and of the MPM requiring only 12 courses to graduate. 

The relationship between public affairs and international affairs content in the McCourt Master's degrees is interesting. Unlike institutions such as the Columbia School of International and Public Affairs and the Harvard Kennedy School that offer their universities' professional Master's programs in both public affairs and international affairs, the McCourt School operates within the university alongside the Walsh School of Foreign Service, founded in 1919 and an original member of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs. Students in the MPP, MIDP and MPM take a relatively low proportion of their course work in what we call archetypal international affairs subjects (Global Context; International Development; and Defence, Security and Foreign Relations). Although we have not analysed them in detail it would appear that the degrees offered by the School of Foreign Service (Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS); Master of Arts in Security Studies (SSP); and Master of Arts in Global Human Development (MGHD)) provide a higher proportion of their course work in archetypal international affairs subjects. It would be interesting to compare the two Georgetown degrees that appear to cover similar subject matter: the McCourt Master of International Development Policy and the Walsh Master of Arts in Global Human Development. 

Professional Program Features: It is clear from the list of Adjunct Teaching Faculty (https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/faculty-directory) and the courses they teach that the MPP, MIDP and MPM make extensive use of current and former practitioners. The School takes advantage of its location in the nation's capital makes to host events like Policy Dinners "small groups of students to dine with notable Washington and global policymakers" (at  https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/current-students/policy-dinners). The Career Services page (https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/career) provides links to a comprehensive set of support resources for current students and alumni. The School offers the McCourt Policy in Practice where students can work in a shantytown community in Honduras (https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/international-programs/policy-in-practice). The School's research page (https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/research-and-centers) describes an extensive research agenda, including 25 research faculty and fellows (at https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/faculty-directory) and the Massive Data Institute, The Baker Center for Leadership & Governance, and 14 centers (https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/research-centers) addressing Congress, health, international development and social policy.   

Program Summary

Website: https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/ 

University: Georgetown University

Location: Washington, DC.

Degree: Master of Public Policy (MPP), Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) and Master of Policy Management (MPM)

Marketing Approach: "At the McCourt School, we are training tomorrow’s policy leaders today. Our mission is to teach our students to help design smart policies and put them into practice in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, in the U.S. and around the world." (https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/, accessed 14 May 2015.) The three Master's-level  and one Executive Master's offerings are described as follows:

MPP (16-course degree): "Master of Public Policy (MPP) means mastering a set of core skills in policy analysis and program evaluation, management, and politics that are valuable in many settings – from national, state, and local governments to think tanks, consulting firms, community-action groups, and direct-service providers – not only in the U.S., but around the world." (At https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpp, accessed 14 May 2015.)

MIDP (16-course-plus-internship degree): "A Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) degree equips today’s future leaders in development with the essential technical and analytical skills necessary to make a positive difference in the world. A degree for professionals with experience in development or related fields, the MIDP delivers skills in evidence-based policymaking within a broad, multi-disciplinary curriculum." (At https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/midp, accessed 14 May 2015.) 

MPM (12-course degree): "A Master of Policy Management (MPM) degree equips students with essential management and analytical skills that allow them to meet policy and management challenges as they advance further in their careers. The Master of Policy Management delivers a balanced curriculum that trains students in both managerial skills and subject matter policy expertise. The Master of Policy Management (MPM) is a 36-credit degree program that strikes a balance between analytics, management, and substance within specific policy areas. The program is designed for policy professionals with at least five years of substantial policy and/or management experience." (At https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpm, accessed 14 May 2015.)

EMPL (10-course degree): "The EMPL is a graduate program that enables working professionals to develop the leadership skills and knowledge they need as executives to successfully address public policy issues and problems. The degree builds skills, with attention to the Executive Core Qualifications for the Senior Executive Service, as identified by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The Executive Master of Policy Leadership is offered to employers who want to develop the executive competence of a cohort of current and future leaders. Using the cohort model adds to the learning experience. Students benefit from richer discussion during classes and by expanding their collaboration skills. Sponsoring organizations benefit from the shared baseline of knowledge among participants. Both students and organizations benefit from the enduring professional networks that are developed across the organization. Employers must sponsor at least 14 students to establish a cohort, with the aim of having groups of students move through the course sequence together. Individual enrollment is not available at this time though we intend to launch such a program by Fall 2016." (At http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/empl, accessed 14 May 2014.) 

Degrees Awarded per Year: TBD [Information will be requested from the School]

Academic Unit within University: The McCourt School of Public Policy, founded in 2013, is one of 9 schools and colleges in Georgetown University. The others are: Georgetown College; McDonough School of Business; Walsh School of Foreign Service; Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Law Center; School of Medicine; School of Continuing Studies; and the School of Nursing and Health Studies (see http://www.georgetown.edu/academics/our-schools/index.html).

Related Academic Units and Degrees: A sister institution, the School of Foreign Service, offers 8 graduate degrees including: Master of Science in Foreign Service (MSFS); Master of Arts in Security Studies (SSP); and Master of Arts in Global Human Development (MGHD). 

Dual Degrees: The McCourt School collaborates with other schools at Georgetown University and with two universities in Europe to create a suite of 8 dual degrees (see https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/dual-degrees). These include:

Dual MPP-MPS with Georgetown's School of Foreign Service: https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpp-msfs
Dual MPP-JD with Georgetown's law school: https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpp-jd
Dual MPP-MBA with Georgetown's business school: https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpp-mba  
Dual MPP-MBA with University of Geneva Master in International Organizations Management: http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpp-iomba
Dual MPP-MBA with HEC Paris Master in Management: http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/HEC-Paris..

Posted Tuition: $47,754 per year (at http://finaid.georgetown.edu/cost-of-attendance/graduate, accessed 14 May 2015).

Concentration/Curriculum Overview: The three Master's and one Executive Master's degrees are described as follows (at http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics, accessed 14 May 2015): Master of Public Policy, MPP (The MPP provides a set of core skills in policy analysis, program evaluation, management, and politics, with the opportunity to specialize in particular policy areas); Master of International Development Policy, MIDP (The MIDP provides a set of strong quantitative skills within a broad, multidisciplinary curriculum, focused explicitly on international development); Master of Policy Management, MPM (The MPM provides practical tools and theoretical foundations to mid-career professionals who have significant practical experience); Executive Master of Policy Leadership, EMPL (The EMPL is an advanced degree for currently employed, high-achieving professionals with seven years of work experience in the policymaking area who want to learn more about management and leadership in a public context). In the analysis that follows, we will compare the first three of these degrees.

Degree Requirements

Summary: The Master of Public Policy (MPP) is a 48-credit degree program, divided into core (required) courses and elective courses. Students in the full-time program complete the MPP in two years. Students in the evening program can complete the MPP in three years (including both summers).

Note 2: MPP Evening Program. "The McCourt School offers an evening program for those who wish to continue working while attaining the MPP.  Students in the MPP-Evening Program (MP-EP) follow the same degree requirements as those in the full-time MPP program. By taking two classes a semester (including two summers), students can complete the degree in three years." (At http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpp/MPP_Evening_Program, accessed 14 May 2015.) 

Many McCourt School students choose to align their elective coursework with their interests and career goals. While not required, students may choose to focus their elective coursework in a particular area of study. A sample: US Domestic Policy; International Economic Policy; Education Policy;  Environmental & Regulatory Policy; Health Policy; Homeland Security Policy; Development Policy; Management & Leadership; Methods; Political Strategy and Governance; Social Policy (at https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpp/MPP_Degree_Requirements, accessed 8 September 2015). 

The Master of International Development Policy (MIDP) is a 48-credit degree program. The curriculum is divided into core (required) courses and elective courses. The core curriculum of the program equips students with the advanced quantitative skills needed to formulate evidence-based policy solutions, while delivering expertise in the politics, management, and ethics of development. The MIDP is a full time program, and students complete the program in two years.

Note 3: MIDP Internship Requirement. "In the summer between the first and second year, students complete a 6- to 10-week work experience or internship with an institution working in international development (e.g. development agencies, research institutions, non-profit or for-profit firms, and donor organizations). (At http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/midp/midp_requirements, accessed 14 May 2015.) MIDP students are required to spend at least half of their summer in a program-relevant professional placement. Students work with faculty support to identify a position that fits their interests and offers an opportunity to apply MIDP analytical methods to real world problems. Some students find paid positions, but the MIDP program has resources available to enable students to accept some of the excellent unpaid opportunities that are common in the DC area." (At http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/midp/summer_experience, accessed 14 May 2015.) 

The Master of Policy Management (MPM) is a 36-credit degree program that strikes a balance between analytics, management, and substance within specific policy areas. The program is designed for policy professionals with at least five years of substantial policy and/or management experience.

Note 4: Summer Institute Format for 4 Courses. "Four summer institutes, the foundation of the MPM program, are offered in week-long sessions during the summer semester: PPOL 550  – Innovations in Public Management; PPOL 551  – The Public Policy Process; PPOL 553  – Ethics and Public Policy; and PPOL 557   Decision Making for Public Policy." (At http://mccourt.georgetown.edu/academics/mpm/mpm-requirements, accessed 15 May 2015.)

Duration: 2 years for full-time MPP and MIDP; 1 year (two semesters plus summer institutes) for full-time MPM.

Academic Prerequisite: MPP and MIDP: Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) required; Previous coursework in Microeconomics is required (see Microeconomics Preparation); Some coursework in college-level pre-calculus or calculus preferred. MPM: Bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) required; Five or more years of professional experience..

Number of One-Semester-Equivalent Courses Required for Completion: MPP: 16; MIDP: 18 (16 plus internship, counted as 2); MPM: 12.

Number of Required Courses: MPP: 10; MIDP: 12 plus internship; MPM: 8 

Number of Electives Typically Taken (difference between above two entries): MPP: 6; MIDP: 4; MPM: 4.

Number of Courses Offered within Program: 125 (117 courses listed in 2014-15 Fall and Spring plus 8 listed on 2015 Summer Course listings (at http://courses.georgetown.edu/index.cfm?Action=List&ProgramID=68, accessed 14 May 2015).  

Comprehensive Examination: No

Thesis Required: Optional for MPP; capstone for MIDP or MPM. 

Internship Required: Required for MIDP

International Study Required: Not required, but the school offers Study Abroad terms with 4 universities (The Hertie School of Governance in Berlin; Fudan University in Shanghai (in collaboration with Queen's University, Ontario, Canada); Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore; The University of Ghana in Legos) and a Spring Break Immersion Experience with Carleton University School of Public Policy and Administration in Ottawa and McCourt Policy in Practice in Honduras.

Co-curricular Activities Supportive to Degree

Professional Development and Career Support: Extensive services described at https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/career.

Student-run Journal: Not referenced on program website.

Applied Projects: Not referenced on program website.

Pro Bono Consulting: Not referenced on program website.

Courses Offered: The full list of courses is found at http://courses.georgetown.edu/index.cfm?Action=List&ProgramID=68 (accessed 14 May 2015).

Course Material Online: One-paragraph course descriptions at the above site. Most of these appear to have links to syllabi but they are password protected. 

Instructional Distribution (PEACO Profile): The table below indicates the distribution of instruction offered, based on the course assignments to subjects in the Course Map below, weighted by estimated enrolment determined by the PEACO Algorithm.   

Georgetown

Georgetown

Georgetown

MPP

MIDP

MPM

Curricular Type Parameters

Number of Courses Required for Graduation

16.0

18.0

12.0

Math-Economics Subjects (EA, QM, Macro, Fin Markets)

38.6%

23.6%

21.3%

Policy-Oriented Subjects

72.0%

75.1%

60.0%

Management-Oriented Subjects

28.0%

24.9%

40.0%

Enrolment-Adjusted Course Distribution

Analysis and Skill Subjects

51.2%

34.8%

44.3%

  - Policy and Management Analysis

10.0%

9.4%

11.8%

  - Economic Analysis

15.3%

7.8%

19.0%

 

  - Quantitative  and Analytic Methods

24.7%

16.7%

12.6%

  - Leadership and Communication Skills

1.2%

0.8%

1.0%

Institutions and Context Subjects

21.6%

12.4%

24.2%

  - Democratic Institutions and Policy Process

9.8%

2.1%

11.2%

  - Ethics, Rights and Accountability

7.7%

7.5%

9.5%

  - Socioeconomic, Political, and Global Contexts

4.2%

2.8%

3.5%

Management Function Subjects

5.6%

10.7%

13.4%

  - Public Financial Management

2.1%

1.4%

1.8%

  - Evaluation and Performance Measurement

1.2%

0.8%

1.0%

  - Other Management Functions

2.3%

8.5%

10.6%

Policy Sector Subjects

21.6%

42.2%

18.1%

  - Macroeconomic Policy

1.4%

0.9%

1.2%

  - International Development

4.9%

17.1%

4.1%

  - Health

2.1%

1.4%

1.8%

  - Other Policy Sectors

13.3%

22.7%

11.1%

                              Total

100%

100%

100%

Competency Gap Analysis (in Course-Weeks of Instruction)

Course-Weeks in Core Subjects taken by Typical Student

153

142

120

Surplus or Shortfall Relative to Core Competency Requirement (CCR)

  - Policy and Management Analysis (CCR = 18)

1

2

-1

  - Economic Analysis (CCR = 12)

17

5

15

  - Quantitative Methods (CCR = 12)

30

20

-10

  - Analytic Methods (CCR = 6)

-1

-2

10

  - Leadership Skills (CCR = 9)

-7

-7

-8

  - Communication Skills (CCR = 3 courses)

-3

-3

-3

  - Democratic Institutions and Policy Process (CCR = 18)

1

-14

-2

  - Ethics, Rights and Accountability (CCR = 6 courses)

9

10

8

  - Socioeconomic and Political Context (CCR = 6)

-1

-2

-3

  - Global Context (CCR = 3)

0

-1

-1

  - Public Financial Management (CCR = 6)

-2

-3

-3

  - Evaluation and Performance Measurement (CCR = 6)

-4

-4

-5

  - Human Resource Management (CCR = 3)

-1

14

11

  - Information and Technology Management (CCR = 3)

-3

-3

-3

  - Macroeconomic Policy (CCR = 6)

-3

-4

-4

  - Environment and Sustainability (CCR = 3)

-1

13

-2

Subject-Matter Shortfall for Typical Student
(Sum of Shortfalls)

-25

-42

-45

Additional Parameters

Total Courses Listed

103

105

102

Courses Designated as Required (inc. Specialization Reqs)

10.0

14.0

8.0

Archetypal Public Affairs Subjects (P&MA, EA, QM, DI&PP)

57.0%

34.1%

43.2%

Archetypal International Affairs Subjects (GC, ID, DS&FR)

8.4%

19.4%

7.0%

 

Source: At https://mccourt.georgetown.edu/ and related sites (accessed 15 May 2015).

Page Created By: Ian Clark on 15 May 2015, last updated 8 September 2015. 

Georgetown McCourt MPP, MIDP and MPM Course Map
Courses Offered, listed by Public Policy and Management Subject

Note: Courses below are those listed in the 2014-15, Summer 2015 and 2015-16 Course Listings (accessed 14 May 2015). Required courses are indicated with (R).

Analysis and Skills

 Policy and Management Analysis

  PPOL-514 PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-515 COMPARATIVE PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-545 MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-550 INNOVATION IN PUBLIC MANAGEMENT (R for MPM)
  PPOL-557 DECISION MAKING FOR PUBLIC POLICY (R for MPM)
  PPOL-615 PUBLIC-PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS
  PPOL-639 STRATEGY IN PUBLIC POLICY
  PPOL-652 CAMPAIGN MANAGEMENT & STRATEGY
  PPOL-755-10 PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT (0.5)
  PPOL-759-10 GETTING PEOPLE TO BEHAVE (0.5)

 Economic Analysis

  PPOL-506 INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS (R for MPP)
  PPOL-507 MICROECONOMICS II (R for MPP)
  PPOL-536 INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS FOR DEVELOPMENT (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-556 ECONOMIC ANALYSIS FOR PUBLIC POLICY (R for MPM)
  PPOL-650 BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS AND INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY

 Quantitative Methods

  PPOL-501 STATISTICAL METHODS FOR POLICY ANALYSIS (R for MPP)
  PPOL-502 REGRESSION METHODS FOR POLICY ANALYSIS (R for MPP)
  PPOL-503 ADVANCED REGRESSION & PROGRAM EVALUATION METHODS (R for MPP)
  PPOL-531 STATISTICAL METHODS FOR DEVELOPMENT POLICY (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-532 REGRESSION METHODS FOR DEVELOPMENT POLICY (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-754-10 ADVANCED APPLIED ECONOMETRICS (0.5)

 Analytic Methods

  PPOL-552 RESEARCH METHODS (R for MPM)
  PPOL-646 DATA VISUALIZATION FOR POLICY ANALYSIS
  PPOL-668 COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS & COST EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS
  PPOL-670 INTRODUCTION TO DATA SCIENCE
  PPOL-680 RISK MANAGEMENT
  PPOL-696 SURVEY RESEARCH METHODS
  PPOL-698 PUBLIC OPINION & POLLING RESEARCH

 Leadership Skills

  PPOL-633 WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP
  PPOL-663 PUBLIC LEADERSHIP: PRINCIPLES, PRACTICES & REALITIES
  PPOL-748-20 NEGOTIATION (0.5)

 Communication Skills

 

Multiple Subjects

 Capstone, Special Projects, Thesis, etc.

  PPOL-526 POLICY ANALYSIS: CLIENT CAPSTONE I (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-527 POLICY ANALYSIS: CLIENT CAPSTONE II (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-528 THESIS WORKSHOP I (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-529 THESIS WORKSHOP II (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-548 MIDP CAPSTONE I (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-549 MIDP CAPSTONE II (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-559 CAPSTONE: ADVANCED POLICY MANAGEMENT PROJECT (R for MPM)

Institutions and Context

 Democratic Institutions and Policy Process

  PPOL-510 PUBLIC POLICY PROCESS (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-511 COMPARATIVE PUBLIC POLICY PROCESS (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-551 THE PUBLIC POLICY PROCESS (R for MPM)
  PPOL-628 FEDERALISM AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
  PPOL-632 STRAT ADVOCY: LOBBYNG/INT GRPS
  PPOL-641 US BUDGET PROCESS: POLICIES AND PRACTICE
  PPOL-724-20 LEGISLATIVE/EXECUTIVE BRANCH RELATIONS (0.5)
  PPOL-789-10 THE LAW OF POLITICAL PARTICIPATION

 Ethics, Rights and Accountability

  PPOL-518 ETHICS, VALUES AND PUBLIC POLICY (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-519 ETHICS IN A GLOBALIZED WORLD (R/2 for MPP)
  PPOL-546 ETHICAL ISSUES IN DEVELOPMENT (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-553 ETHICS AND PUBLIC POLICY (R for MPM)

 Socioeconomic and Political Context

  PPOL-604 THE POLICY AND POLITICS OF ENTITLEMENTS
  PPOL-657 POLICY, POLITICS AND THE MEDIA
  PPOL-659 FAITH AND POLITICS
  PPOL-606 CHILDREN AND THE LAW
  PPOL-619 INCOME INEQUALITY IN THE US
  PPOL-671 SURVEY OF POPULATION PROBLEMS

 Global Context

  PPOL-635 GLOBAL ECONOMIC POLICIES/FINANCIAL CRISES
  PPOL-676 INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS
  PPOL-681 BRICS & THE GLOBAL ECONOMY

Management Functions

 Public Financial Management

  PPOL-621 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT FOR NOT FOR PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
  PPOL-738 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT (0.5)
  PPOL-756-20 CONTRACTING (0.5)

 Evaluation and Performance Measurement

  PPOL-533 IMPACT EVALUATION FOR DEVELOPMENT (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-558 MANAGEMENT OF PROGRAM EVALUATION (R for MPM)
  PPOL-726-20 PUBLIC POLICY EVALUATION IN PRACTICE - INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (0.5)

 Human Resource Management

  PPOL-795-10 EFFECTIVE PEOPOLE MANAGEMENT IN GOVERNMENT (0.5)

 Information and Technology Management

 Regulatory Policy and Management

  PPOL-651 INTL REGULATORY POL COOPERATION

 Local Government Management

  PPOL-654 STATE & LOCAL GOVERNANCE

 Nonprofit Management and Advocacy

  PPOL-631 POLICY ISSUES IN CSR AND IMPACT INVESTING
  PPOL-653 PUBLIC POLICY, ADVOCACY AND SOCIAL CHANGE
  PPOL-699 THE POWER AND INFLUENCE OF PHILANTHROPY: LOCAL, NATIONAL, GLOBAL
  PPOL-779-20 AGENCY RULEMAKING & ADJUDICATION: HOW THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT DOES BUSINESS (0.5)
  PPOL-790-10 WASHINGTON & WALL STREET: HOW PUBLIC POLICY & FINANCIAL MARKETS INTERACT (R)
  PPOL-796-10 LOBBYING & GOVERNMENT RELATIONS (0.5)

Policy Sectors

 Macroeconomic Policy

  PPOL-623 NATIONAL ECONOMIC ISSUES
  PPOL-649 MACROECONOMICS
  PPOL-686 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS

 International Development

  PPOL-537 PUBLIC FINANCE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (R in MIDP)
  PPOL-542 POLITICAL ECONOMY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-608 ASIAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
  PPOL-647 INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY
  PPOL-675 POLITICAL ECONOMY OF DEVELOPMENT
  PPOL-658 GROWTH DIAGNOSTICS & DEVELOPMENT STRATEGIES
  PPOL-679 FINANCE IN DEVELOPMENT
  PPOL-684 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POLICY
  PPOL-685 HISTORY OF DEVELOPMENT
  PPOL-750-10 AFFORDABLE HOUSING AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES (0.5)
  PPOL-767-10 NGOS, FIRMS & THINK TANKS AS DEVELOPMENT ACTORS (0.5)
  PPOL-799-10 INFRASTRUCTURE ECONOMICS AND FINANCE IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES (0.5)

 Public Finance and Social Policy

  PPOL-533 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POLICY (R in MIDP)
  PPOL-664 TAX POLICY
  PPOL-669 POVERTY AND THE SOCIAL SAFETY NET
  PPOL-750 HOUSING: THE HISTORY, POLICY, & POLITICS OF REFORM (0.5)

 Health

  PPOL-638 INTERNATIONAL HEALTH: A DEMOGRAPHIC PERSPECTIVE
  PPOL-640 HEALTH CARE QUALITY: RECENT POLICY ISSUES
  PPOL-642 HEALTH POLICY & POLITICS
  PPOL-643 HEALTH CARE ACCESS DEMAND ISSUES
  PPOL-798-20 THE POLITICS AND THE POLICIES OF ADDICTION AND RECOVERY (0.5)

 Education

  PPOL-607 CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND PUBLIC POLICY
  PPOL-626 FEDERALISM AND EDUCATION
  PPOL 655: EDUCATION PRODUCTIVITY: EFFECTS OF TEACHERS AND TECHNOLOGY
  PPOL-672 TOPICS IN POST-SECONDARY EDUCATION
  PPOL-764-10 LEADING CHANGE IN EDUCATION: THEORY & PRACTICE (0.5)
  PPOL-772-10 EDUCATION IN WASHINGTON (0.5)
  PPOL-778-10 DEBATING EDUCATION REFORM (0.5)

 Employment, Labour and Immigration

  PPOL-719-10 INTERNATIONAL LABOR POLICY (0.5)
  PPOL-742-10 INTERNATIONAL WORKER RIGHTS AND DEVELOPMENT (0.5)
  PPOL-745-20 US IMMIGRATION POLICY (0.5)

 Cities, Urban and Regional Development

  PPOL-656 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT POLICY

 Environment and Sustainability

  PPOL-541 SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (R for MIDP)
  PPOL-630 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY AND POLITICS

 Agriculture and Resources

  PPOL-674 NATURAL RESOURCES POLICY

 Science, Technology and Innovation

  PPOL-629 COMMUNICATIONS LAW/POLICY IN INTERNET AGE
  PPOL-776-10 NATIONAL SCIENCE POLICY (0.5)

 Industry, Trade and Investment

  PPOL-677 INTERNATIONAL TRADE POLICY & NEGOTIATIONS
  PPOL-732-10 PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN EMERGING MARKETS (0.5)
  PPOL-758-10 FOREIGN DIR INVESTMNT IN US (0.5)

 Energy, Transport and Infrastructure

  PPOL-636 ENERGY, SOCIETY & POLITICS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
  PPOL-637 COMPARATIVE POLITICS & POLICY OF ENERGY
  PPOL-777-10 ELECTRICITY POLICY IN THE U.S.

 Defence, Security and Foreign Relations

  PPOL-673 U.S. DEFENSE POLICY MAKING
  PPOL-688 HOMELAND SECURITY
  PPOL-692-01 POST-CONFLICT RECONSTRUCTION
  PPOL-694 CYBER CONFLICT & NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY
  PPOL-738-20 ECONOMICS OF CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE (0.5)

 Policing and Justice Administration

  PPOL-611 U.S. DRUG POLICY AND ITS CONSEQUENCES
  PPOL-616 CITIES & CRIME
  PPOL-624 JUVENILE JUSTICE POLICY & PRACTICE

 Arts and Culture

 Financial Markets


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