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美国十大名校,公共管理专业都在学哪些课程?

公共管理学是一门运用管理学、政治学、经济学等多学科理论与方法,专门研究公共组织尤其是政府组织的管理活动及其规律的学科体系。不少同学都对美国公共管理名校感兴趣,今天,天道教集团老师大家介绍一下美国名校公共管理专业的相关课程

美国十大名校,公共管理专业都在学哪些课程?

课程设置:据北京天道教育集团老师的了解,尽管美国大学的MPA及MPP/MPM的课程设置是随公共管理实践与公共管理学科的发展变化的,而且各大学所侧重的课程也不同,但是这些课程有一些基本共同点,即有一批基本相同或相似的课程。就MPA项目的课程设置来说,一般包含三方面的内容:

(1)核心课程(Core courses,相当于我们所说的专业基础课),一般包括公共管理和政策研究的理论基础、分析方法及技巧;

(2)选修课,即学生根据自己的专业领域或主攻方向以及个人需要与兴趣而选择一组课程(一般围绕公共管理和公共政策的实质领域选择主攻方向);

(3)公共管理和公共政策的实习与研讨班,主要是让学生将所学知识和方法运用于公共管理与公共政策实践中,获得真实的管理世界中分析、解决问题和实际管理的能力

两个例子:

例1:Georgia State University开设的MPA:

(1)必修课core courses ,Public Service and Democracy ,Applied Research Methods and Statistics I &II

Microeconomics for Public Policy,Public Budgeting and Finance*,Public Management Systems and Strategies

Leadership and Organizational Behavior,Microeconomics for Public Policy,Public Budgeting and Finance*

(2)分为Criminal justice,Management and Finance,Nonprofit Management,Planning and Economic Development,Policy Analysis and Evaluation,Public Health几个方向,并且有各自的专业选修课程。

Legal Aspects of Criminal Justice ,Comparative Criminal Justice,Family Violence and Criminal Justice ,Community Policing

Domestic Terrorism ,Workplace Law for Criminal Justice Managers ,Juvenile Justice Issues ,Correctional Issues ,Criminological Issues ,Legal Issues in Criminal Justice iie@uibe.edu.cn;

(3)实习Internship(有不同的option)

例2:雪城大学Maxwell学院开设的MPA

(1)核心课程core courses,Public Affairs Colloquium 公共事务研讨会,Public Budgeting公共预算,Public Administration and Democracy,Public Organizations and Management,Managerial Economics for Public Managers,Introduction to Statistics统计

Quantitative Analysis 数理分析,MPA Workshop,Executive Leadership and Policy Politics

(2)7个细分方向包括:International and National Security Policy,Environmental Policy and Administration,International and Development and Administration,Public and Nonprofit Management,State and Local Government Financial Analysis and Management,Social Policy (Aging, Education, Health, Welfare),Technology and Information Management

(3)Concurrent Degree Options:这个MPA的项目可以和其他MA的学位结合学习:Public Administration combined with Social Work, Information Science and Technology, Economics, Geography, and Management.就业的方向就比较广泛,实用性强。

美国开设MPA专业的部分学校进行介绍:

1. 哈佛大学(Harvard University)

哈佛大学是美国最早的私立大学之一,也是全美乃至全世界最好的大学之一,学校位于马赛诸萨州波士顿剑桥城。肯尼迪政府学院前身是成立于1936年的哈佛大学公共行政研究生院,是培养公共领域时代精英的摇篮,其MPA专业全美排名第二。哈佛大学肯尼迪政府学院有3类MPA课程,分别是MPP、MPA/ID和MPA2,其中申请MPA2要求有三年全职工作经验,这3类课程都需要修读全日制2年,学费每年为$39,041。其教学特点是注重基础方法论与政策研究领域的结合,以解决实际问题为主,大量采用案例分析的方式。肯尼迪政府学院的政策研究领域包括以下6个方面:商业与政府政策,民主、政治和经济机构国际全球事务,国际贸易金融,政治和经济发展,社会城市政策。

2009年肯尼迪政府学院MPP专业有190名毕业生,这些学生进入公共部门、非盈利部门和私立部门工作的比例约为2.5:1:1,其中进入公共部门的毕业生主要从事卫生、教育、劳工、国际关系和国际安全领域的工作,进入私立部门的毕业生主要从事咨询能源传媒融。2009年,肯尼迪政府学院MPA专业的毕业生为52人,45.8%学生进入公共部门工作,35.4%的毕业生进入私立部门工作,国际发展、能源与环境是MPA学生的主要专业领域。

2. 哥伦比亚大学(Columbia University)

哥伦比亚大学位于美国纽约市曼哈顿,是常春藤盟校之一。该校的MPA项目隶属于国际和公共事务学院,学制2年,每学年的学费为$38,272,由于该校地处纽约市中心生活费比较贵,一年总共的花费在$64,550左右。每年有约900名学生申请该项目,约110人被录取,哥大对国际学生比较友好,国际学生的比例大概为50%,其中每年录取的中国学生在16人左右。该校的MPA专业为学生提供了6个专业方向:经济和政治发展,能源与环境,人权国际金融和经济政策,国际安全政策,城市和社会政策。

3. 加州大学伯克利分校(University of California Berkeley)

加州大学伯克分校是美国顶尖公立大学,也是加州大学10所独立大学里历史最悠久、学术繁荣思想自由的大学。伯克利分校理查德和戈尔德曼公共政策学院是培养公共政策精英的摇篮,其MPP项目的学制是2年。由于学校是公立大学,学费相对私立大学来说会相对便宜,每学年为$12,244,每学期花费在$32,000左右。2009年,伯克利分校MPP项目录取了81名学生,其中国际学生有7名,包括1名来自北京大学的中国学生。学院的政策研究方向有经济学、政治学、法学、社会学、社会心理学、人口学和公共政策。

4. 马里兰大学帕克分校(University of Maryland college park)

马里兰大学帕克分校是马里兰大学系统内的一所州立大学,位于华盛顿哥伦比亚特区附近,地理位置优越,环境优良。马里兰大学帕克分校公共政策学院有2类MPA项目:MPP和MPM,其中MPM项目针对具有至少5年政策研究与管理方面相关工作经验的人士。MPP项目学制2年,每学年学费为$30,144。学院研究专长包括以下6个分支:环境政策、国际发展政策、国家安全和经济政策、管理和领导力、公共部门财务管理、社会政策。

5. 雪城大学(Syracuse University)

雪城大学位于纽约州中部五大湖中安大略南方十里的Syracuse市郊,往东南离纽约市约5个小时车程。雪城大学麦克斯韦尔公民与公共事务学院是第一家授予公共管理硕士学位的院校,其MPA专业全美排名第一。麦克斯韦尔公民与公共事务学院有154名教员,其MPA专业强调专业发展,以为政府和非营利性组织培养管理和领导人才为培养目标,学制1年,学费$45,015。该院的MPA专业为学生提供了7个研究分支:国际与国家安全政策,环境政策与管理,国际发展管理,公共与非盈利机构管理,州政府与地方政府财务分析管理,社会政策(老龄化,教育,健康,社会福利),技术信息管理。

6、芝加哥大学

The harris school of public policy studies, 学院的学生要把他们需要的工具变成问题,落实评估决策方针,学院提供学生很多的选择,不同层次的学术和专业的追求三个方向:

Social and Economic Policy

Social and Economic Policy includes education policy, environmental policy, family and child policy, health policy, poverty and inequality, and public finance.

International Policy

International Policy includes national security policy, international political economy, and international development.

Politics and Institutions

Politics and Institutions includes the political economy of state, local and national governance, and the management of governmental and non-profit organizations.

Master of Public Policy (MPP): a two-year program for students interested in gaining a thorough training in analytical skills.

Master of Arts in Public Policy (AM): a one-year program for students already possessing another graduate degree or in conjunction with another University graduate program.

Master of Science in Environmental Science and Policy (MS): a two-year program for students interested in assessing the scientific repercussions of policy on the environment.

Master of Arts in Public Policy and International Relations (AM/MA): a two-year program for students interested in combining public policy training with a focus on international relations.

Cooperative Program with Tel Aviv University (MPP): a two-year master‘s program of study with course offerings at both campuses and the opportunity to earn two degrees

Cooperative Program with the University of Chile (MPP): a two-year master’s program of study with course offerings at both campuses and the opportunity to earn two degrees.

Cooperative Program with Yonsei University Graduate School of International Studies: a two- to three-year program of study with course offerings at both campuses and the opportunity to earn two degrees.

7、纽约大学

Robert F. Wagner Graduate school of public service, 学院将把学生培养为公共机构,非营利性机构及医疗健康体系的领导人,或是服务于公立机构的私人机构等。有关于管理,政策及财政等方面的训练,毕业的学生将会具备相关的技能面对社会最紧迫的问题。学位及方向:Master of Public Administration(public and non-profit management and policy, health policy and management), Master of Urban Planning, Executive Master of Public Administration。

8、布朗大学

The A. Alfred Taubman Center for Public Policy and American Institutions提供两个硕士学位项目,培养学生从政治学,经济学,教育学,公共健康,社会学和法律学中总结发展出创新解决方案,来解决现实中的重大问题。Potential areas of concentration include education policy, health-care and social-welfare policy, urban policy, and activities in law and criminal justice and media and technology. Courses are designed to give students a strong background in interdisciplinary research, analytical approaches, and action-oriented community service. The small size of our program gives students the opportunity to work closely with faculty in teaching and research. An internship, applied research course, and group research project are required of the M.P.P. The M.P.P. is a two-year program designed for students seeking additional training in public policy. The M.P.A. is more appropriate for mid-career professionals. public affairs and public policy。

M.P.A.: Eight courses, including five required core courses (Institutions and Policymaking, Economics and Public Policy, Public Budgeting and Management, Statistics, and Policy Analysis) and three electives in an area of specialization. Electives are taken from the center’s seminars plus other methodology, institutions, and policymaking courses offered at Brown.

M.P.P.: Sixteen courses, including eight required courses (five core courses listed above, plus an applied research course, a credit-bearing internship, and a research workshop course) and eight electives.

Admission requirements: a personal statement is required for admission

GRE General: Required

GRE Subject: Not required

Resume: Required

Transcripts: Required

Financial aid: Competitive scholarships are awarded to both M.P.P. and M.P.A. candidates. Determination of awards for second year of study for M.P.P. candidates is subject to review of students’ first-year performance.

Application deadline: January 1 for Financial Aid, May 31 for all other applications

9、杜克大学

Sanford school of public policy, master of public policy, These scholars deepen our capacity to teach core analytical skills. They also expand our depth of expertise in environmental and energy policy, global governance and development policy, communications policy, child policy, social policy, and global health and population. Our leadership program, our visiting journalists program and numerous active research centers in areas such as philanthropy and civil society are bringing in fresh, outside perspectives. Students are benefiting from increased research opportunities and financial aid, and closer mentoring.

10、约翰霍普金斯大学

The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Master of international public policy(M.I.P.P).

he M.I.P.P. is intended for mid-career professionals in international fields who have at least nine years of work experience. The program offers one-year of full-time study or two years of part-time study in international relations, international economics or some combination of the sub-fields of these disciplines.

11、加州大学洛杉矶分校

School of public affairs. 学院涵盖了几所研究中心,把不同大学团体和学科的学者们集中到了一起,这些中心从事于各种问题的研究,像是房屋供给,环境,交通运输,老化和非盈利性社会组织的角色等问题。通过这些相关的附属研究中心,老师和学生会一起合作解决一些项目和活动,例如健康保健,国际关系,教育和一些复杂的公共争端。三个方向:Social welfare, urban planning, public policy.

综述所述,以上就是美国公共管理专业各名校课程的相关介绍。希望本次介绍对申请的同学们能够有所帮助

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