Social Policy Specialization

Penn State Master of Public Policy social policy 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.

 

Social Policy Specialization

CRIM 441 The Juvenile Justice System
LER 472 Work-Life Practices and Policies
PSYCH 474 Psychological Intervention in Childhood
SOC 431 Family Disorganization: Stress Points in the Contemporary Family
SOC/HDFS 440 Family Policy
SOC 531 Family Disorganization: Stress Points in the Contemporary Family
AYFCE 550 Program Development & Evaluation in Youth, Families, and Communities
HDFS 415 Program Development in Family Relationships
HDFS 455 Development and Administration of Human Services Programs
HDFS 521 Child Maltreatment: Theory, Research, and Impact
HDFS 577 Poverty, Policies, and Child Development

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