Dyson College of Arts and Sciences - Year in Review 2011-2012
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Learn from Leaders in the Field Our professors practice what they preach. Many are government officials, policymakers, nonprofit leaders, and healthcare managers who bring their real world experience—plus a large network of professional connections—into the classroom. Unique Partnerships Provide One-of-a-kind Opportunities The MPA program partners with multiple academic and research institutions to provide students with executive training, access to key industry conferences, internships, and other valuable learning and networking opportunities. ■ The Center for Healthcare Policy, Education, and Research guides and enhances our Healthcare Management Track with oversight from professionals in the field aiding in course-design and curriculum development. ■ The Edwin G. Michaelian Institute for Public Policy and Management responds to the needs of the public and nonprofit sectors for governance and management training and development with public policy research and executive training. ■ The Helene and Grant Wilson Center for Social Entrepreneurship serves the needs of students and nonprofit organizations with education, research, communication, and advisory services, with the goal of promoting social change through entrepreneurship. ■ United Way of Westchester and Putnam offers workshops on topics related to nonprofit strategy, development, and management. ■■■ International study offers our MPA candidates an opportunity to participate in two-week seminars at partnering institution University of Oxford. The program immerses students in a comparative government analysis and fosters global connections. The faculty in Pace University's MPA Program have experience in all levels of government, including international government, nonprofit, and healthcare organizations. With this knowledge, we hope to provide a timely and meaningful education that will prepare you to face the challenges of a global community. We want to ensure that when you graduate, you are well prepared to become successful leaders in your communities." — Joseph F. Ryan, PhD, is the chair of the Master of Public Administration program and has an extensive background in governmental research. "