Public Policy and Administration Curriculum
The Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration, Human Rights Advocacy concentration is a 36 credit hour program. The courses required for this program are offered evenings from 6:00-9:00 pm to accommodate those who may be working full-time. Students who complete two courses per term will be able to complete the degree in two years.
- Theories of Public Policy and Administration (3 credits)
- Political Economy and Economic Analysis in Public Policy Development (3 credits)
- Organization Theory in Public Administration (3 credits)
- Public Finance (3 credits)
- Ethics in Public Service (3 credits)
- Research Methods I: Quantitative Research Methods (3 credits)
- Research Methods II: Qualitative Research Methods & Community Consultation (3 credits)
- Collaborative Policy Making and Civic Engagement (3 credits)
- Capstone/Fieldwork Experience in Public Policy (3 credits)
Concentration Courses in Human Rights
- Human Right to Health (3 credits)
- International Law, UN Treaties and Systems or Service Delivery (3 credits)
- Topic in Urban Policy - Contemporary Human Rights Issues (3 credits)
The Adler School is poised to offer this program beginning fall 2013, pending approval by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.