This program provides students, professionals, and other with an accessible professional education in the rapidly evolving field of international public policy. The certificate will build career options and expand knowledge and skills in the field of international public policy.
Effective Semester: Spring 2018
Expiration Semester: Spring 2023
Applicants apply for admission to the program via the Graduate School application for admission. Requirements listed here are in addition to Graduate Council policies listed under GCAC-300 Admissions Policies. International applicants may be required to satisfy an English proficiency requirement; see GCAC-305 Admission Requirements for International Students for more information.
All applicants submit an application (including payment of the nonrefundable application fee), two letters of recommendation, and a personal statement addressing their reasons for pursuing a certificate in international public policy and discussing their plans and goals.
Requirements listed here are in addition to requirements listed in Graduate Council policy GCAC-212 Postbaccalaureate Credit Certificate Programs.
The 12-credit program offers a unique balance of academic study, hands-on training, and professional development; it includes 9 credits in required courses and 3 broader elective credits. All courses must be taken for a letter grade with at least a 3.0 grade-point average maintained; no grades below a C will be counted toward the certificate.
|INTAF 508||Domestic Influences on Foreign Policy||3|
|INTAF 803||Multi-sector and Quantitative Analysis||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Energy, International Security, and the Global Economy|
|Cross Cultural Conflict Resolution|
|Political Economy of Development and Growth|
|U.S. Policy in the Middle East|
Graduate courses carry numbers from 500 to 699 and 800 to 899. Advanced undergraduate courses numbered between 400 and 499 may be used to meet some graduate degree requirements when taken by graduate students. Courses below the 400 level may not. A graduate student may register for or audit these courses in order to make up deficiencies or to fill in gaps in previous education but not to meet requirements for an advanced degree.
- Students will be able to identify issues and explain how they affect international public policy.
- Students will be able to identify and understand ways in which domestic politics influence international public policy.
- Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge in various methods of analysis.