A typical course sequence for both MPP full-time and MPP evening program students appears below.

Full-time MPP students complete the program in two years. MPP Evening program students complete the program in three years. 
 

Typical course sequence for full-time MPP students


Year One: Fall Semester
  • PPOL 506 — Intermediate Microeconomics
  • PPOL 501 — Statistical Methods for Policy Analysis
  • PPOL 510 / PPOL 511 — Public Policy Process/Comparative Policy Process
  • PPOL elective
Year One: Spring Semester
  • PPOL 502 — Regression Methods for Policy Analysis
  • PPOL 507 — Microeconomics II
  • PPOL 514 / PPOL 515 — Public Management/Comparative Public Management
  • PPOL elective
Year Two: Fall Semester
  • PPOL 503 — Advanced Regression and Program Evaluation Methods
  • PPOL 526 / PPOL 528 — Policy Analysis Capstone I/Thesis Workshop I
  • PPOL elective
  • PPOL elective
Year Two: Spring Semester
  • PPOL 527 / PPOL 529 — Policy Analysis Capstone II/Thesis Workshop II
  • PPOL 518 / PPOL 519 — Ethics, Values and Public Policy/Ethics in a Globalized World
  • PPOL elective
  • PPOL elective

Typical course sequence for MPP-EP students:


Year One: Fall Semester
  • PPOL 506 — Intermediate Microeconomics
  • PPOL 501 — Statistical Methods for Policy Analysis
Year One: Spring Semester
  • PPOL 502 — Regression Methods for Policy Analysis
  • PPOL 507 — Microeconomics II
Year One: Summer Semester
Year Two: Fall Semester
  • PPOL or other approved electives (up to 6 credits)
Year Two: Spring Semester
  • PPOL or other approved electives (up to 6 credits)
Year Two: Summer Semester
  • PPOL 503 — Advanced Regression and Program Evaluation Methods
  • PPOL 518/ PPOL 519 — Ethics, Values and Public Policy/Ethics in a Globalized World
Year Three: Fall Semester
  • PPOL 526 / PPOL 528 — Policy Analysis Capstone I/Thesis Workshop I
  • PPOL or other approved elective (up to 3 credits)
Year Three: Spring Semester
  • PPOL 527 / PPOL 529 — Policy Analysis Capstone II/Thesis Workshop II
  • PPOL or other approved elective (up to 3 credits)