Beyond the designated core curriculum, two-year MIA and MPA students must complete the requirements for one of six policy concentrations and a specialization focused on a particular skill or area of knowledge.
In addition to fulfilling all core requirements, MPA students must also satisfy the requirements of one policy concentration.
SIPA is a great choice. Build your languages, build your network, take classes at other schools — public health, business, law. Diverse experience makes you stronger. Find something to be excited about, pursue what you love — it does pay off.