Graduate Course List

This semester's course list for the Master of Public Policy and Master of Public Policy & Administration programs.
Click on course titles for more information about individual courses.

Key for categories of Graduate Electives (MPPA student requirements only):
Md = Methods
Mt = Management
P = Policy

Academic Requirements for both MPPA and MPP students are available here:
MPPA Academic Requirements
MPP Academic Requirements

For additional questions on academic requirements and courses
please contact Satu Zoller.

Graduate Core Courses

SPP 601: Politics and the Policy Process

More Information: SPP 601: Politics and the Policy Process

Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Brenda Bushouse
Meets:
Tu 10:00-12:30
Room:
Engineering Lab II, Rm 115
Class Number:
79133

SPP 602: Public Management

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Brian Sargent
Meets:
W 1:25-3:55
Room:
Machmer E-23
Class Number:
79134

SPP 605: Economics and Public Policy

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Michael Ash
Meets:
M/W 4:00-5:15
Room:
HASA 111
Class Number:
79135

SPP 607: Policy Methods

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Joya Misra
Meets:
T/TH 1:00-2:15
Room:
Dickinson 214
Class Number:
79136

SPP 614: Prof Development Prosem

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Credits / Notes:
1 cr
Instructor:
Satu Zoller
Meets:
M 1:25-2:55
Room:
Dickinson 214
Class Number:
79139

SPP 613: Public Policy Seminar

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
David Mednicoff
Meets:
W 9:05-11:35AM
Room:
South College E480
Class Number:
79150
Course note:
MPP students only or by instructor permission
Graduate Electives, Undergraduate Elective

SPP 597GP: Internet Governance & Info Policy

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Martha Fuentes-Bautista
Meets:
TU 4:00-6:30
Room:
Enigneering Lab II, Rm 115
Class Number:
79143

SPP 597M: Makerspace Leadership & Outreach (1 credit)

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Credits / Notes:
1 cr
Instructor:
Charles Schweik
Meets:
W 4:00-5:15
Room:
Library 3rd floor Digital Media Lab
Class Number:
82306

SPP 597P: Beacon Hill Project

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Credits / Notes:
1 cr
Instructor:
Satu Zoller
Meets:
Fridays as scheduled
Class Number:
82634

SPP 597T: Info Technology for Public & Nonprofits

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Charlie Schweik
Meets:
M/W 9:05-11:35
Room:
LIBR 1667
Class Number:
79183
Graduate Electives

SPP 696-01: Independent Study

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Credits / Notes:
1-6 cr
Instructor:
SPP Approval Required
Meets:
N/A
Class Number:
79137
Course note:
Approval required by Faculty Advisor and SPP Associate Director

SPP 696-02: Independent Study

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Credits / Notes:
1-6 cr
Instructor:
SPP Approval Required
Meets:
N/A
Class Number:
79132
Course note:
Approval required by Faculty Advisor and SPP Associate Director

SPP 697B Intro to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

More Information: SPP 697B Intro to Geographic Information Systems (GIS)

Credits / Notes:
4 cr
Instructor:
Forrest Bowlick
Meets:
TH 11:30-12:45
Room:
TBA
Class Number:
79138

PPA 697B L01: GIS Lab

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Credits / Notes:
0 cr
Instructor:
Forrest Bowlick
Meets:
FR 9:05-12:05
Class Number:
79131
Course note:
4 credit course total combined with Lecture

SPP 697NE Negotiations

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Ofer Sharone
Meets:
M 9:05-11:35
Room:
620 Thompson Hall
Class Number:
79181

SPP 697PL Public Law and Legislative Drafting

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Peter Vickery
Meets:
M/W 5:30-6:45
Room:
TBA
Class Number:
81978

SPP 697SE: Social & Environmental Enterprises (Mt)

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Betsy Schmidt
Meets:
TH 10:00-12:30
Room:
Machmer E-23
Class Number:
79168