2020-2021 Catalog 
    Dec 04, 2020  
2020-2021 Catalog

Public Leadership, MA

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The MA in Public Leadership program uses a hybrid approach with online instruction augmented with five in-person seminars over the course of the program.

Program Learning Outcomes

Students will:

  • Demonstrate advanced skills in writing, research, statistics, analysis, and oral presentation suitable for political and policy professionals
  • Comprehend theoretical models and concepts of democratic participation and accountability, as well as current policy challenges, and demonstrate the capacity to apply these lessons in real-world settings
  • Apply knowledge gained in the classroom to various political settings in the community
  • Understand the nature of political power, mechanisms for aggregating interests, and how to influence the process in an ethical manner
  • Interact with politicians as well as professionals from fields including campaigns, advocacy, community organizing, strategic communications, public policy, and public service

Major Requirements (32 units)

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