Public Policy and International Affairs

​​​​​​​ABOUT PPIA

The Department of Political Studies and Public Administration offers three graduate programs: Master of Arts in Political Studies, Master of Arts in Public Administration and the recently introduced Master of Arts in Public Policy and International Affairs. (PPIA) Program in Public Policy and International Affairs

The Master of Arts in Public Policy and International Affairs (PPIA) is open to graduates from various backgrounds who wish to pursue professional or academic careers in public affairs; as well as to mid-career professionals in Lebanon and the region who wish to deepen their knowledge of the field or acquire new ways of thinking and policy tools

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

Students are required to complete the following as part of the intensive PPIA program:

  • Core courses in Public Policy and International Affairs including a course in Research Methods
  • Elective courses in Public Policy and International Affairs, Political Science, Sociology, Economics in addition to other preapproved electives from a variety of fields
  • A Thesis or an Internship and Project