Empower marginalized communities 
through social change.

Empower marginalized communities
through social change.


The Master of Public Policy and Administration: Social Change Leadership concentration is a 36 credit hour program. Successful completion of this program includes the courses listed below.

Core Courses:

  • Principles of Community Psychology
  • Public Policy Analysis and Application
  • Organizational Leadership & Management Practice
  • Social Program Planning and Implementation
  • Public Sector Governance
  • Ethics, Diversity and Socially Responsible Practice
  • Applied Research Methods I: Models and Analytics
  • Applied Research Methods II: Applications
  • Economy and Economic Analysis

Social Change Leadership Concentration Courses:

  • Foundations of Community Development
  • Advocacy Strategy and Tactics for Social Change.
  • Social Change Leadership: Professional Practicum and Capstone Project

Find course descriptions and more information in the Adler University Course Catalog at