The information below does not apply to students entering the program in fall of 2020. The dual degree MSSP/MPA is currently being reformulated and a new academic plan will be available soon.
The MSSP/MPA provides graduates who plan to lead a nonprofit, run for public office, or head a government agency a skill set for analyzing and shaping social policy. This dual degree program can be completed in 2 years and affords students the opportunity to complete the Policy Internship between their first and second year. Students have the flexibility to take electives in MSSP or in the MPA Program. The students’ Academic Plans are developed jointly by the students and the academic advisors in both programs.
|MSSP 628: Policy Analysis||GAFL 651: Public Financial Management|
|GAFL 732: Public Management||MSSP 631: Law and Social Policy|
|GAFL 611: Statistics for Public Policy||MSSP 897: Applied Linear Modeling|
|GAFL 621: Public Economics||MSSP 632: Capstone I: Policy Communications (0.5 cu)|
|MSSP 633: Capstone II: Policy Internship (0.5 cu)|
|MSSP Elective||MSSP 629: Research and Evaluation|
|MSSP Elective||GAFL 631: Policy Making and Political Institutions|
|GAFL 502: Public Communications||GAFL 640: Program Evaluation and Data Analysis|
|GAFL 799: MPA Capstone|