MPA Fellows concentrating in Social Policy learn an array of tools and policy history required for designing, managing, and evaluating programs in their choice of social policy area which include health, nutrition, education, poverty alleviation, aging, criminal justice and others. Much of the fundamental material in this concentration introduces students to problem formulation, identification of policy alternatives to address social concerns, cost-benefit analysis and other tools needed to evaluate policy alternatives and policy implementation strategies.
PAM 4140: Global Health and Economics and Policy
PAM 4190: Poverty, Policy, and Child Wellbeing
PAM 5010: Education Policy
PAM 5250: Neighborhoods, Housing, and Urban Policy
LAW 6471: Health Law
NS 6850: Empirical Methods for the Analysis of Household Survey Data
Representative Employers (Full Time & Internships)