Core Courses

The MPP is a two-year degree program that follows the traditional academic year from late August to May. The degree requires sixteen courses over two years in residence. The core curriculum fits into three categories: concepts, methods, and tools. Ten courses are required, including an introductory policy foundations class. A minimum of three courses is required in a concentration, allowing for three electives. A final master’s thesis with optional field research is also required.

Course Sequence