Public Policy Analysis Program Courses and Requirements

By the end of the program, each student should be able to:

  • Develop their own critically sound points of view about policy questions by engaging relevant research literature and applying the methods and approaches of policy analysis.
  • Understand and critique both qualitative and quantitative evidence about policy issues.
  • Design and conduct original empirical and normative policy research, including field work.
  • Speak and write about these issues clearly and persuasively.
  • Understand basics about the world of work and its connections to public policy.