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1 Masters in What and Why?: Choosing a Graduate Education that Fits Your Desired Career September 30, 2014

2 Overview Exploring options and utilizing available resources Understanding graduate school options for a Masters Degree Preparing to be an ideal candidate

3 Purpose Importance of Self Assessment Understand options Honestly analyze personal passions, skills and interests Utilize all resources available to you

4 Where to begin EXPLORATION Assess your values / interests Identify academic interests Take classes, attend lectures Identify careers related to interests Ask practitioners questions Identify skills you have AND those you need to develop Identify related activities and internship opportunities Be open to change PEOPLE RESOURCES Career Counselors Faculty Alumni Professionals Graduate school admission representatives Organizations of interest

5 Next steps Prepare academic resume Secure experiences and take classes to help you fill gaps in your knowledge base Seek academic mentors who can become advisors and recommenders Plan and track outreach stay in touch Schedule time to explore educational options

6 Graduate Education Options at the Masters Level to be Reviewed Masters of Public Policy Masters of Public Administration Masters of Public Affairs Masters of International Relations Masters of International Affairs Masters of Public Health Masters of Health Policy

7 Dual degree programs JD MBA JD MA DUAL DEGREES e.g. English, Foreign Affairs, History, Philosophy JD MPA JD MPH JD MPP JD MS (Accounting) MPA (or MPP) MBA MPA (or MPP) MPH MPA (or MPP) MA in IR CONSIDERATIONS Passion Values/Goals Career imperative Cost Time Curriculum

8 How Long is the Typical Course of Study for These Graduate Programs? Most strong masters programs are either: two-years of full-time study or two summers and a full-year of study

9 Is a Masters of PUBLIC POLICY Right for Me? Masters of Public Policy (MPP) provides students with skills needed to critically analyze issues related to public policy The core curriculum draws on a variety of disciplines and fields, including economics, sociology, political science, statistics, econometrics, political economy, organizational theory, and program evaluation. Emphasis is placed on developing strong analytical skills and partnering those with insights from: management, leadership studies, and ethics

10 What is the Purpose of a course of study leading to a Masters of Public Administration or a Masters of Public Affairs? Masters of Public Administration / Masters of Public Affairs programs are for individuals seeking further leadership responsibilities in the public and nonprofit sectors The aim is to provide the foundation needed for leadership service careers either in the domestic (U.S.) or international spheres.

11 What is the Form of the Curriculum (Public Administration / Public Affairs / International Affairs)? Curriculum focuses on skill building in a range of areas fostered by the completion of: Core Curriculum Area of Specialization (Elective Courses)

12 What is the Purpose of the Core Curriculum? The overarching Goal of the Core Curriculum is to provide students with analytical skills and perspective needed to address complex policy issues Accomplished through classes that aim to provide students with: Modeling Skills (economics) Evaluation Skills (statistics, econometrics, program evaluation) Understanding of the Policy Context

13 Context is fundamental to Public Service To work effectively in the public sector it is essential to: Develop an appreciation of the relevant historical, institutional, and cultural contexts that shape society and influence policy~ aware of challenges to implementing policy In the domestic and international arenas through classroom discussion and internships

14 Is it Common to Combine Another Professional Course of Study with an MPA/MPP Program? Yes!! The most common are: Law Environmental Studies Public Health, and International Relations Typically, adds a year and a summer or two to the other course of training

15 Examples of Public Administration/Affairs Programs Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson) Politics of Public Policy Psychology for Policy Analysis & Implementation Microeconomics Analysis Macroeconomic Analysis Quantitative Analysis (statistics) Econometrics Syracuse University (Maxwell School) CORE Public Affairs Colloquium Public Budgeting Public Administration and Democracy Public Organizations and Management Economics for Public Decisions Introduction to Statistics Quantitative Analysis (Econometrics) MPA Workshop Executive Leadership and Policy Politics

16 Princeton University (Woodrow Wilson) Syracuse University (Maxwell School) Areas of Specialization take Electives (about 5 courses in an area) International Relations Development Studies Domestic Policy Economics and Public Policy International and National Security Policy Environmental Policy and Administration International and Development Administration Public and Nonprofit Management State and Local government Financial Analysis and Management Social Policy (Aging, Education, Health, Welfare) Technology and Information Management

17 Masters in International Relations / Affairs Purposes and goals (see above) Prepare for international career Public, non-profit, and private Form and curriculum (see above) Analytical skills + subject matter Program: 1-2 years (master s degree) Courses: Econ, Pol, & social sciences Some programs are the same as above

18 Variety of Degrees: Public and International Affairs University School Flagship Degree (among others) Johns Hopkins SAIS MA in International Relations Tufts Fletcher MA in Law & Diplomacy Harvard Kennedy (JFK) M. Public Policy Columbia SIPA M. International Affairs Princeton Wilson (WWS) M. Public Affairs Georgetown SFS MS in Foreign Service Note: Need to seek out schools individually and explore curricula. APSIA and NASPAA can help identify relevant schools (see next slide); USNews not so much.

19 Information Clearinghouses International: Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs Public Administration (domestic): (formerly) National Association of Schools of Public Administration and Affairs

20 Career Options from Masters in International Relations/International Affairs? Foreign Service (diplomatic corps) Policy analysis (departments/agencies) Non-governmental organizations (MSF, e.g.) Intergovernmental organizations (World Bank, e.g.) Government/public Consulting (Deloitte, e.g.) Private sector (for portions of career)

21 Are there Professional Programs if I am interested in Health & Health Policy? A. Masters of Public Health (MPH) Provides students with skills needed to understand the science of protecting and improving the health of families and communities through: promotion of healthy lifestyles, research for disease and injury prevention and detection and control of infectious diseases.

22 Are there Professional Programs if I am interested in Health & Health Policy? B. Masters of Health Policy (MHP) Provides students with skills in: management, finance, policy implementation, and policy evaluation to shape future of health care policy Learn to: Understand how political institutions and processes influence resource allocation in health care. Understand basic organization, financing, and delivery of health services.

23 How are MPH and MHP Programs Organized? Same as other masters programs: core curriculum and areas of concentration or specialization Internships field work or experience often part of the program: During the summer or during the term

24 Suppose I want to Masters Degree in one of the Areas Discussed Today What is an ideal candidate? How do I become one? Can I get a little help from my friends? Yes, Career Development, faculty, Alums,

25 Candidacy for Grad School Academic record Professional background/experience Commitment in evidence (not rhetoric) Professional essay Not as generalist as undergrad Demonstrate you are ready to specialize (how & why) Board scores, etc.

26 Professional School Preparation Does your major as an undergraduate matter? Not much!! Common majors are: Social Sciences (Anthropology, Economics Politics, Psychology, Sociology) Business Administration Philosophy Religion Students from the humanities or sciences are welcome» May need to take basic Economics & Politics

27 Professional School Preparation (continued) Experience (2-4 years) is preferred Why? Demonstrates commitment true intent vs. wanting security of school Contributes in classroom Building professional skills vs. theorizing It is possible right out of undergrad? Yes ~ need to demonstrate experiential learning (internships, summer research)

28 Relevant Campus Programs Graduate School 101 Thursday, Oct. 12:15pm in Northen Auditorium U.S. Department of State Information Session Tuesday, Oct. 4pm in Northen Auditorium Council on Foreign Relations Lunch Series: U.S.- India Relationship, with Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia Thursday, Oct. 12pm in Commons 206, RSVP to by Oct. 6

29 Have questions? Ask now. Or later. Lorri Olán, J.D Commons 304 Prof. Tyler Dickovick, Huntley 311 Prof. Art Goldsmith Huntley 212

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