Data Science/Analytics Specialization

Penn State Master of Public Policy data science/analytics specialization sample list of concentration courses. The flexibility of Penn State’s MPP program allows students to choose an existing specialization or design a specialization that draws on the expertise of faculty from across the University Park campus. Within the specialization, students will work with their academic advisor to create a curriculum plan that meets their career goals


Data Science/Analytics (Public Policy Analysis)

PLSC 504 Topics in Political Methodology

    PLSC 505 Time Series Analysis

      PLSC 551 Big Data Approaches to the Study of Political Representation

        SOC 572 Foundations of Causal Analysis in the Social Sciences

          SOC 575 Statistical Methods for Nonexperimental Research

            SOC 577 Techniques of Event History Modeling

              SOC 578 Multilevel Regression Models

                SOC 579 Spatial Demography

                *This a sample list of courses that could be used to complete the requirements for this specialization