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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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