Online MPP: Core Coursework

  • MPP & PhD Core Course Schedule 2023-24
  • Note: Prospective students can take up to 22 credits of coursework including graduate certificates ('B' or better grades) and apply it to the MPP degree if admitted to the program.

PPOL 507

Professional Development Seminar for First Year Students (1 credit)

ECON 517

Microeconomics for MPP (4 credits; prereq for students without microeconomics background; counts as elective credits)

ECON 524

Econometrics (4 credits)

ECON 539

Public Policy Analysis (4 credits)

PPOL 511

Public Organizations and Leadership (4 credits)

PPOL 512

Public Policy Theory (4 credits)

PPOL 510

Optional Internship (1-8 credits) for pre-service students (counts as elective credits).

PPOL 521

Understanding Social Research (4 credits)

PPOL 522 or
PPOL 523

PPOL 522-Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis (4 credits) -or- PPOL 523-Qualitative Research Methods (4 credits)

PPOL 554 DEI Through a Policy Lens (1 credit)

PPOL 501

MPP Capstone Course -or- Essay/Project (4 credits)

Total Core:    30 Credits