International Science and Technology Policy

The graduate certificate program in this functional specialty requires a minimum of 15 credit hours consisting of five courses, including one 3-credit core course and 12 credits in courses for a self-designed science and technology specialization.

At least three of the five courses required for the certificate must be taught by faculty in the International Science and Technology Policy (ISTP) MA program.

Curriculum

IAFF 6141 International Science and Technology Policy Cornerstone         

IAFF 6143 Science and Technology Policy Analysis (Offered in Fall semester only)*             

*It is strongly recommended that students take IAFF 6143 to fulfill the core requirement.

IAFF 6118 Special Topics in International Affairs (Applied Qualitative Methods)   

IAFF 6141 International Science and Technology Policy Cornerstone**    

IAFF 6142 Technology Creation/Diffusion             

IAFF 6143 Science and Technology Policy Analysis**       

IAFF 6145 U.S. Space Policy         

IAFF 6146 Space Law     

IAFF 6148 Space and National Security  

IAFF 6151 Environmental Policy

IAFF 6153 Science, Technology, and National Security     

IAFF 6158 Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy (Climate Change and Energy Policy)          

IAFF 6158 Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy (Cybersecurity)  

IAFF 6158 Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy (Economics of Space)       

IAFF 6158 Special Topics in International Science and Technology Policy (Energy Policy)

**If not used to fulfill the core course requirement.