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Term: 3rd term
Credits: 2 credits
Contact: Carey Borkoski
Academic Year: 2014 - 2015
Course Instructor:

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 Objective(s):
Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
Define public policy
Identify major arenas of public policy work
Discuss the scope of public policy work: what do policy analysts do?
Develop a professional resume targeted toward future employers
Begin the process of career networking: start a jobs database, investigate interest areas
Discuss the power of personal contacts

Methods of Assessment: Student evaluation based on class participation and written assignments
Location: East Baltimore
Class Times:
  • Thursday 10:30 - 11:50
Enrollment Minimum: 10
Enrollment Maximum: 30
Enrollment Restriction: Only MPP students will be permitted to enroll in this course
Instructor Consent: No consent required
Auditors Allowed: No
Grading Restriction: Pass/Fail