MPA Electives

Clustering elective courses around an issue area enables you to develop a course of study that most closely meets your needs and interests, and provides specialized training around an area of expertise.

 

Analytical Methods and Evaluation

Cities

URPL-GP.1605, Land Use Law
PADM-GP.2148, Introduction to Structured Finance: Strategies for Municipal, Health and Corporate Finance
PADM-GP.2245, Financing Local Government in Developing Countries
URPL-GP.2415, Public Policy and Planning in New York
PADM-GP.2416, Racial Inequality in America: What Do We Do Now?
URPL-GP.2452, Public-Private Partnerships, Public Spaces, Politics, & the Press
URPL-GP.2608, Urban Economics
URPL-GP.2620, Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in American Cities
URPL-GP.2665, Decentralized Development Planning and Policy Reform in Developing Countries
URPL-GP.2670, Land Use, Housing and Community Development in New York City Seminar
URPL-GP.2680, Topics in Urban Design
PADM-GP.4191, Understanding the Role Federal Tax Credits Play in the Affordable Housing & Renewable Energy Sectors
URPL-GP.4634, Equitable Community Engagement
URPL-GP.4636, Housing and Community Development Policy I
URPL-GP.4638, Housing and Community Development Policy II
URPL-GP.4650, Advanced GIS: Interactive Web Mapping and Spatial Data Visualization
URPL-GP.4666, Topics in Urban Studies: The Uprising for Racial Justice

Education

PADM-GP.2441, The Economics of Education: Policy and Finance
PADM-GP.2486, Race, Law, and Education
PADM-GP.4318, Social Impact and Emerging Technologies
PADM-GP.4440, Education and Social Policy

Environment, Infrastructure, and Sustainability

PADM-GP.2442, Advanced Economic Policy Analysis
PADM-GP.2472, Climate Economics
URPL-GP.2625, Environmental Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities
URPL-GP.2645, Planning for Emergencies and Disasters
URPL-GP.2666, Water Sourcing and Climate Change
PADM-GP.4314, Environmental Finance and Social Impact
PADM-GP.4467, Managing for Environmental Sustainability

Finance

Government

Health

HPAM-GP.1830, Introduction to Health Policy and Management
HPAM-GP.1833, Health Services Management
EXEC-GP.2170, Performance Measurement & Management
HPAM-GP.2242, International Health Policy and Prospects (Geneva, Switzerland)
HPAM-GP.2244, Global Health Governance and Management
HPAM-GP.2825, Continuous Quality Improvement
HPAM-GP.2836, Current Issues in Health Policy
HPAM-GP.2839, Leading Change in Healthcare Organizations: Practical Strategies
HPAM-GP.2845, Advanced Health Care Payment Systems
HPAM-GP.2846, The Realities of Managing Complex Health Systems
HPAM-GP.4130, Fundamentals of Accounting
PADM-GP.4155, Disability, Policy and Leadership-Building an Accessible World
PADM-GP.4318, Social Impact and Emerging Technologies
HPAM-GP.4822, Healthcare Information Technology: Public Policy and Management
HPAM-GP.4830, Health Economics: Principles
HPAM-GP.4831, Health Economics: Topics in Domestic Health Policy
HPAM-GP.4835, Principles of Human Resources Management for Healthcare Organizations
HPAM-GP.4838, The Making of a Healthcare Entrepreneur
HPAM-GP.4840, Financial Management for Health Care Orgs - I: Financial Management and Budgeting
HPAM-GP.4841, Financial Management for Health Care Orgs - II: Capital Financing and Advanced Issues
HPAM-GP.4852, Ethical Issues in Healthcare Management

Housing

Inequality, Race, and Poverty

PADM-GP.2213, Immigration Politics and Policy -- Past and Present
PADM-GP.2416, Racial Inequality in America: What Do We Do Now?
PADM-GP.2444, Gender & Sexuality in U.S. Policy Formation
PADM-GP.2445, Poverty, Inequality, and Policy
URPL-GP.2452, Public-Private Partnerships, Public Spaces, Politics, & the Press
URPL-GP.2608, Urban Economics
URPL-GP.2620, Race, Ethnicity, Class, and Gender in American Cities
URPL-GP.2670, Land Use, Housing and Community Development in New York City Seminar
EXEC-GP.4129, Race, Identity, and Inclusion in Organizations (EMPA)
EXEC-GP.4151, Gender, Politics, and Leadership (EMPA)
PADM-GP.4151, Gender, Politics, and Leadership
PADM-GP.4155, Disability, Policy and Leadership-Building an Accessible World
EXEC-GP.4156, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership (EMPA)
PADM-GP.4318, Social Impact and Emerging Technologies
PADM-GP.4401, Race, Crime, and Incarceration Policy in the United States
PADM-GP.4452, US Reproductive Rights Advocacy
URPL-GP.4634, Equitable Community Engagement

International Development

Leadership

Nonprofits

PADM-GP.2110, Strategic Management and Leadership
PADM-GP.2119, Marketing for Nonprofit Organizations
PADM-GP.2132, Social Entrepreneurship and Innovation by Design
PADM-GP.2135, Human Resources: Leading Talent Development
EXEC-GP.2135, Human Resources: Leading Talent Development (EMPA)
PADM-GP.2138, Macroeconomics, Global Markets, and Policy
PADM-GP.2139, Behavioral Economics and Public Policy Design
PADM-GP.2140, Public Economics
PADM-GP.2142, Financial Management II
PADM-GP.2143, Government Budgeting
PADM-GP.2144, Debt Financing and Management for Public Organizations
PADM-GP.2147, Corporate Finance and Public Policy
PADM-GP.2165, Government Agencies: How Plans, Policies and Projects are Put into Action
EXEC-GP.2170, Performance Measurement & Management
PADM-GP.2173, Operations Management
PADM-GP.2174, The Intersection of Operations, Policy, and Leadership
EXEC-GP.2174, The Intersection of Operations, Policy, and Leadership (EMPA)
EXEC-GP.2201, Institutions, Governance, and Public Sector Reform
PADM-GP.2211, Program Development and Management for International Organizations
HPAM-GP.2242, International Health Policy and Prospects (Geneva, Switzerland)
HPAM-GP.2244, Global Health Governance and Management
PADM-GP.2245, Financing Local Government in Developing Countries
PADM-GP.2250, Hunger and Food Security in a Global Perspective (Accra, Ghana)
PADM-GP.2312, Managing Financial and Social Returns of the Social Enterprise
PADM-GP.2407, Advocacy Lab: How to Make Change Happen
PADM-GP.2411, Policy Formation and Policy Analysis
EXEC-GP.2413, Strategic Philanthropy (EMPA)
PADM-GP.2430, Multi-Sector Partnerships: A Comparative Perspective
EXEC-GP.2430, Multi-Sector Partnerships (EMPA)
URPL-GP.2608, Urban Economics
URPL-GP.2665, Decentralized Development Planning and Policy Reform in Developing Countries
PADM-GP.4101, Conflict Management and Negotiation
EXEC-GP.4101, Conflict Management and Negotiation (EMPA)
PADM-GP.4105, Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Conflict Management in Multicultural Teams
EXEC-GP.4105, Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Conflict Management in Multicultural Teams (EMPA)
PADM-GP.4109, Leveraging Nonprofit Leadership for Organizational Success
PADM-GP.4112, Building Effective Teams
PADM-GP.4115, Contracts: What the Non-Lawyer Should Know
PADM-GP.4126, Leading Values-Based Culture in Nonprofit Organizations
EXEC-GP.4126, Leading Values-Based Culture in Nonprofit Organizations (EMPA)
PADM-GP.4137, Communications and Branding for Nonprofits
EXEC-GP.4137, Communications and Branding for Nonprofits (EMPA)
PADM-GP.4154, Management Consulting for Public Service Organizations
PADM-GP.4155, Disability, Policy and Leadership-Building an Accessible World
PADM-GP.4156, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership
EXEC-GP.4156, The Practice of Adaptive Leadership (EMPA)
PADM-GP.4217, NGO Accountability
PADM-GP.4320, Environmental, Social, Governance Investing
PADM-GP.4321, Operating Social Enterprises
HPAM-GP.4835, Principles of Human Resources Management for Healthcare Organizations

Social Innovation