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Curriculum & Program Structure
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The MIA curriculum develops international affairs professionals who understand complex transnational issues and can manage real-world organizations.
The MIA requires 54 credits: 25.,5 credits for the core curriculum, 15 credits in a policy concentration, 9 credits in a specialization area, and 4.5 credits in elective courses.
Core courses include politics, economics, statistics, management, and foreign language proficiency.
Two Years: 4 semesters of full-time enrollment required.
Columbia: MIA and JD, MIA and MPH, MIA and MSSW, MIA and MSUP, MIA and MAQMSS, MIA and MBA, MIA and MS in Journalism
International: MIA/Diplôme, Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris; MIA/MPP, National University of Singapore; MIA/MPP, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
February 5, 2017
The MPA curriculum trains public affairs professionals to understand the complex issues shaping local, national, and global policies and projects and to lead real-world organizations.
The MPA requires 54 credits: 22.5 credits for the core curriculum, 15 credits for a policy concentration, 9 credits in a specialization area, and 7.5 credits in electives.
Core course work includes economics, statistics, the politics of policymaking, and management.
Columbia: MPA and JD; MPA and MPH; MPA and QMSS; MPA and MSSW; MPA and JTS MA.
International: MPA, Institut d’Études Politiques de Paris; MPA/MPP, National University of Singapore; MPA/MPP, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin; MPA, London School of Economics and Political Science
Final Deadline (without Fellowship consideration)