Policy and Innovation
The Master of Arts in Policy and Innovation educates leaders who can address the challenges in an everchanging global environment. The interdisciplinary program draws on the humanities, the social sciences and management to tackle the most challenging problems faced by our world today. By exposing students to topics related to the ethics, leadership, management and decision-making aspects of technological innovation, the program aims to cultivate ethical leadership in science and technology intensive organizations such as for-profit corporations, non-governmental organizations and the public sector. Graduates of the program find careers as corporate social responsibility officers, project leaders in technological organizations, policymakers in public sector organizations and managers of non-profit entities, among others. This program can help experienced professionals in advancing their careers in their respective organizations by enhancing their knowledge and skills in tackling challenging problems related to technology, policy and ethics.
The program consists of 30 credits (either 10 courses or eight courses and a thesis). After taking three core courses and an applied ethics course, students can earn a Graduate Certificate in Policy and Innovation on the way to their Master's.
College of Arts and Letters
Kelland Thomas, Dean
Andrew Stein, Chief of Operations