Selected UW undergraduates can jumpstart our MPA or MIPA program by taking graduate public affairs courses in the last year of their undergraduate program.
In December, 20 students graduated with Certificates in Public Policy and four students graduated with Certificates in Health Policy, including one student who completed both certificates.
La Follette students have been busy this semester starting new internships and jobs, writing influential articles and publications, and sharing research and advocacy efforts with others.
Student journalist Haoyan (Ken) Wang covered efforts to get out the vote ahead of the November midterm elections for a class project.
Health Policy Certificate students have the opportunity to apply practical skills and knowledge gained during their coursework and develop skills in a professional setting through internships with the state legislature, nonprofits, healthcare organizations, and more.
The certificates allow students to gain critical knowledge and experience before entering the job market or graduate school.
Students in the La Follette School had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity when they were offered the chance to meet with U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield.
After a long two-year hiatus, UW–Madison policy students returned to Washington, D.C. this summer.
Working in teams, students produce research-based, analytical, evaluative, and prescriptive reports for clients.
This fall, the La Follette School welcomes 40 Master of Public Affairs (MPA) and 13 Master of International Public Affairs (MIPA) students.