MA in Global Policy (MGP)

The Master of Arts in Global Policy (MGP) is a rigorous year-and-a-half program that provides students with breadth of training in the various facets of global policy as well as in-depth training in a chosen functional policy specialization including Environmental Policy, Developmental Policy and International Public Health Policy.

In addition to coursework in their chosen specialization, students complete a set of universal requirements, including core courses on quantitative analysis, international economics, negotiation and diplomacy, and global policy analysis. In their final semester, students take a capstone seminar in which research teams carry out projects contracted by real-world clients.  The program also includes the opportunity for students to study and research during summer months in Geneva or Tanzania.

The year-and-a-half MGP with a Specialization in Environmental Policy offers students a dynamic opportunity to explore the intersection of international affairs and the environment and prepares students for environmental negotiation while also providing training in a variety of environmental issues. Coursework enables students to develop regional or thematic expertise that complements their environmental studies.

The year-and-a-half MGP with a Specialization in Developmental Policy is perfect for students interested in improving quality of life for people throughout the developing world in an environmentally sound manner.

Students learn the environmental, economic, public health, and governance aspects of international development. The program prepares students for development policy careers in government, nonprofit institutions, international organizations, and the private sector.

The year-and-a-half MGP with a Specialization in International Public Health Policy offers students the opportunity to explore the intersection of international affairs and public health.

The MGP with a Specialization in International Public Health Policy offers courses through the School of Public Health which focus on the policy and governance aspects of international health programs.