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Columbia University

School of International and Public Affairs

Since 1946, Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) has been educating professionals who work in public, private and nonprofit organizations to make a difference in the world.

Through rigorous social science research and hands-on practice, SIPA’s graduates and faculty strive to improve social services, advocate for human rights, strengthen markets, protect the environment, and secure peace, in their home communities and around the world.

Degree Programs

  • Master of International Affairs
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Program in Economic Policy Management
  • MPA in Environmental Science and Policy
  • MPA in Development Practice
  • Executive Master of Public Administration
  • PhD in Sustainable Development
  • Global Master of Public Administration

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As a graduating student, who won’t feel like it until my capstone is complete, this Valentine’s day, I’d like to write an ode to SIPA and the experience it has given me over my two years here. From the 8pm-10pm review sessions for Mac…

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The SIPA Financial Aid Office maintains a database of external funding opportunities, and we wanted to alert students to some with upcoming application deadlines. For more external scholarship awards, go to our External Fellowships and Funding Sources …

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Zulpha is a Master of Public Administration student (SIPA Class of 2020) with a concentration in Urban and Social Policy and specializations in Management; Technology, Media & Communications; and the U.S. Region. Before SIPA, she worked as a senior…

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Note from Emily: We have two new program assistants adding their voices to the blog this semester, Aaron and Zulpha! Aaron is a second year MPA-candidate concentrating in Energy and Environment and specializing in Management. He was in born in India an…

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