The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Graduate Course List

Use the table below to view SPP graduate classes by semester. Click on course titles for more information about individual courses.

See the full list of Graduate Electives by category.

Graduate Electives

Makerspace Leadership

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Credits / Notes:
1 cr
Instructor:
Charles Schweik
Meets:
Friday 2:30-3:45
Room:
Holdsworth 202
Class Number:
20217

Ethics and Public Policy

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Colin Leslie
Meets:
Mondays 4:15-6:45
Room:
E23 Machmer
Class Number:
20210

Independent Study

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Credits / Notes:
1-3 cr
Instructor:
SPP Faculty
Meets:
Independent
Class Number:
20169

Introduction to GIS

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Credits / Notes:
4 (Including Lab) cr
Instructor:
Forrest Bowlick
Meets:
Thursday 11:30-12:45
Room:
ILC S131
Class Number:
20170
Course note:
Students must register for Lecture and Lab

Introduction to GIS - Lab

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Credits / Notes:
4 (Lecture and Lab combined) cr
Instructor:
Forrest Bowlick
Meets:
Friday 9:05 AM- 12:05 PM
Room:
Morrill III Room 212
Class Number:
20163

Negotiations

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Ofer Sharone
Meets:
Tuesday 10 AM- 12:30 PM
Room:
Machmer E23
Class Number:
20212

Public Law and Legislative Drafting

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Peter Vickery
Meets:
Tu/Th 6:00-7:15 PM
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20216

Public Policy, Racism, and Patriarchy

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Brian Sargent
Meets:
Wednesdays, 10:00-12:30pm
Room:
E23 Machmer
Class Number:
To be determined: Course not yet open officially but we will post here when it is

Social and Environmental Enterprises

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Betsy Schmidt
Meets:
Wednesday 10:00 AM-12:30 PM
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20200
Graduate Core Courses

Politics and the Policy Process- Section 1

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Brenda Bushouse
Meets:
Mondays 9:05-11:35
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20165

Politics and the Policy Process - Section 2

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Juniper Katz
Meets:
Wednesday 4:30-7:00 pm
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20227

Public Management

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Jane Fountain
Meets:
Thursday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20166

Economics and Public Policy - Section 1

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Lenore Palladino
Meets:
Mon, Wed 1-2:15 pm
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20167

Economics and Public Policy - Section 2

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Michael Ash
Meets:
Tu/Th 8:30-9:45 AM
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20226

Policy Methods, Section 2

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Viviana Chiu-Sik Wu
Meets:
Thurs 1-3:30 PM
Room:
Dickinson 114
Class Number:
20222

Public Policy Seminar

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Credits / Notes:
3 cr
Instructor:
Thad Miller
Meets:
Thursday 1- 3:30 PM
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20182
Course note:
MPP Students Only

Professional Development Seminar

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Credits / Notes:
1 cr
Instructor:
Marcie Muehlke
Meets:
Fri 12:20-2:15
Room:
TBD
Class Number:
20171