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318.867.01 MPP GRADUATE POLICY SEMINAR

Discontinued

Department:
Health Policy and Management
Term:
4th term
Credits:
1 credit
Academic Year:
2013 - 2014
Location:
East Baltimore
Auditors Allowed:
No
Grading Restriction:
Pass/Fail
Contact:
Judy Holzer
Course Instructor:

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Description:

Introduces work undertaken in public policy settings and prepares MPP students in Health Policy and Management for the internship requirement in the second year of the program and life after graduation.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Define public policy
  2. Identify major arenas of public policy work
  3. Discuss the scope of public policy work: what do policy analysts do?
  4. Develop a professional resume targeted toward future employers
  5. Begin the process of career networking: start a jobs database, investigate interest areas
  6. Discuss the power of personal contacts
Methods of Assessment:

Student evaluation based on class participation and written assignments

Enrollment Restriction:

Only MPP students will be permitted to enroll in this course

Instructor Consent:

No consent required

Special Comments:

This course will be taught on the Homewood campus.