Program Requirement Checksheet

MPA-PNP: INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY AND MANAGEMENT

I. SCHOOLWIDE CORE COURSES [15 CREDITS]

Students must complete or waive all schoolwide core courses

 

 

II. SPECIALIZATION REQUIREMENTS [15 total credits]

Students must complete the following 3 courses [9 credits]:

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
PADM-GP.2201 Institutions, Governance, and International Development None Fall, January, Spring 3
PADM-GP.2202 Politics of International Development CORE-GP.1018, CORE-GP.1022 or URPL.GP 2660, and PADM-GP.2201 Fall, Spring 3
PADM-GP.2203 Economics of International Development CORE-GP.1011 and CORE-GP.1018 Fall, Spring 3

 

 

Students are also required to complete 6 credits from the following:

International Public Management:

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
PADM-GP.2173 Operations Management for Public, Nonprofit, and Health Contexts CORE-GP.1020, CORE-GP.1011 Fall, Spring 3
PADM-GP.2186 Leadership and Social Transformation CORE-GP.1022 Fall, Spring 3
PADM-GP.2211 Program Development and Management for International Organizations PADM-GP.2201 Fall 3
PADM-GP.2430 Multi-Sector Partnerships: A Comparative Perspective CORE-GP.1020 or CORE-GP.1022 Spring 3
PADM-GP.4105 Cross-Cultural Negotiation and Conflict Management in Multicultural Teams PADM-GP 4101 Spring 1.5
PADM-GP.4155 Leading on Disability in Public Service CORE-GP.1020 Spring 1.5
PADM-GP.4212 Managing Humanitarian Challenges: Delivery and Logistics CORE-GP.1020 Fall 1.5

 

 

International Public Policy:

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
PADM-GP.2138 Macroeconomics, Global Markets, and Policy CORE-GP.1018 and CORE-GP.1021 Spring 3
PADM-GP.2139 Behavioral Economics and Public Policy Design CORE-GP.1011 and CORE-GP.1018 Fall 3
PADM-GP.2171 Evaluating Programs and Policies CORE-GP.1011 Fall, Spring, Summer 3
PADM-GP.2172 Advanced Empirical Methods for Policy Analysis PADM-GP.2902 Fall 3
PADM-GP.2204 Development Assistance, Accountability and Aid Effectiveness CORE-GP.1018 and CORE-GP.1022 Spring 3
PADM-GP.2213 Immigration Politics and Policy -- Past and Present None Spring 3
PADM-GP.2214 Constructing National Development Strategies None Fall 3
PADM-GP.2223 Advocating for International Human Rights: Strategies and Theories of Change PADM-GP.2201 Spring 3
PADM-GP.2250 Hunger and Food Security in a Global Perspective (Accra, Ghana) CORE-GP.1018, CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1022, or equivalents or permission from the instructor. Summer 3
URPL-GP.2251 Urbanization and Sustainable Development in a Transitional Economy: Experiencing China (Shanghai, China) None Summer 3
URPL-GP.2665 Decentralized Development Planning and Policy Reform in Developing Countries CORE-GP.1022 or URPL-GP.2660; and PADM-GP.2201 (or permission from instructor) Spring 3
URPL-GP.2666 Water Sourcing and Climate Change PADM-GP.2201 Spring 3
PADM-GP.4213 Policy Advocacy Evaluation: Designing Rigorous and Useful Evaluations CORE-GP.1022, PADM-GP.2171 recommended Spring 1.5
PADM-GP.4216 Globalization and Global Governance CORE-GP.1022 or PADM-GP.2201 or EXEC-GP.2201 January 1.5
PADM-GP.4217 NGO Accountability CORE-GP.1022 Spring 1.5
PADM-GP.4250 Hunger and Food Security in a Global Perspective (meets in New York only) CORE-GP.1018, CORE-GP.1011, CORE-GP.1022; or equivalents or permission from the instructor Spring 1.5
PADM-GP.4467 Managing for Environmental Sustainability None Spring 1.5

 

 

International Public Finance:

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
PADM-GP.2138 Macroeconomics, Global Markets, and Policy CORE-GP.1018 and CORE-GP.1021 Spring 3
PADM-GP.2142 Financial Management for Global Nonprofit Organizations CORE-GP.1021; PADM-GP.4130 concurrently Spring 3
PADM-GP.2245 Financing Local Government in Developing Countries CORE-GP.1018, PADM-GP.2201 Fall 3
PADM-GP.2311 Social Impact Investment CORE-GP.1021; PADM-GP.4130 concurrently Fall, Spring 3
PADM-GP.2312 Managing Financial and Social Returns of the Social Enterprise CORE-GP.1021; PADM-GP.4130 concurrently Spring 3
URPL-GP.2652 International Development Project Planning CORE-GP.1018, CORE-GP.1021; NONCR-GP.933 recommended Fall 3
PADM-GP.4313 The Intersection of Finance and Social Justice CORE-GP.1021; PADM-GP.2147 recommended Spring 1.5
PADM-GP.4314 Environmental Finance and Social Impact CORE-GP.1021; PADM-GP.2311 recommended Spring 1.5

 

 

International Health:

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
HPAM-GP.2242 International Health Policy and Prospects (Geneva, Switzerland) PNP and MUP students: CORE-GP.1022 or URPL-GP.2660 and PADM-GP.2201 Health students: CORE-GP.1022, HPAM-GP.1830 or HPAM-GP.2836; PADM-GP.2201 (recommended) Summer 3
HPAM-GP.2244 Global Health Governance and Management HPAM students CORE-GP.1022, HPAM-GP.1830 or HPAM-GP.2836; Recommended: PADM-GP.2201 PNP and MUP students CORE-GP.1022, PADM-GP.2201 Fall 3
HPAM-GP.2852 Comparative Analysis of Health Systems HPAM-GP.1830 or HPAM-GP.2836, CORE-GP.1018, and CORE-GP.1022 Fall 3
HPAM-GP.2867 Health Systems and Reform: Comparative International Perspectives CORE-GP.1022, HPAM-GP.1830 or HPAM-GP.2836, HPAM-GP.4830 Fall 3

 

 

International Urban Planning:

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites Typically offered credits
URPL-GP.2251 Urbanization and Sustainable Development in a Transitional Economy: Experiencing China (Shanghai, China) None Summer 3
URPL-GP.2624 Environmental Planning: Communities, Fairness, and Beyond CORE-GP.1011 and URPL-GP.2660 or CORE-GP.1022 Spring 3
URPL-GP.2625 Environmental Infrastructure for Sustainable Cities CORE-GP.1018, CORE-GP.1020, and co-requisite of one of the following courses: URPL-GP.1603, URPL-GP.2608, URPL-GP.2618, URPL-GP.2631, or URPL-GP.2660. Spring 3
URPL-GP.2652 International Development Project Planning CORE-GP.1018, CORE-GP.1021; NONCR-GP.933 recommended Fall 3
URPL-GP.2665 Decentralized Development Planning and Policy Reform in Developing Countries CORE-GP.1022 or URPL-GP.2660; and PADM-GP.2201 (or permission from instructor) Spring 3
URPL-GP.2666 Water Sourcing and Climate Change PADM-GP.2201 Spring 3
URPL-GP.4606 Comparative Land Use Planning PADM-GP.2201 recommended Spring 1.5
URPL-GP.4670 Urban Innovations in Latin America None Fall 1.5

 

 

III. CAPSTONE [3 credits]

To be eligible for Capstone, all students must have: earned at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, declared a specialization, fulfilled the Professional Experience Requirement, and completed the course prerequisite listed for their choice of Capstone (see below).

Students must complete ONE of the two following pairs [3 credits]:

Course Number Course Name Prerequisites credits
  CAP-GP 3226 (Fall)
AND
CAP-GP 3227 (Spring)
Capstone: Advanced Projects in International Development Policy and Management I & II All 5 schoolwide core courses; 2 out of 3 specialization required courses (PADM.2201, PADM.2202, and/or PADM.2203) 1.5 credits (Fall)
AND
1.5 credits (Spring)
  CAP-GP 3148 (Fall)
AND
CAP-GP 3149 (Spring)
Capstone: Advanced Research Projects in Quantitative Analysis I & II All 5 school-wide core courses; and all 3 international core (PADM 2201, PADM 2202, and PADM 2203). 1.5 credits (Fall)
AND
1.5 credits (Spring)

 

 

IV. ELECTIVES [12 credits]

Course Number  Course Name         Prerequisites          Typically offered credits
           
           
           
           
           
           

 

 

TOTAL CREDITS IN DEGREE: 45

Last Updated: November 2018