MPP students who are not enrolled in a joint degree program and Coterminal students (Track A and B) must specify a concentration and course of study approved by a faculty advisor from the relevant field. The faculty advisor must confirm that the proposed courses likely will be available, or that suitable alternatives exist in the event that a given course is unexpectedly withdrawn. The Registrar will list your concentration as a "Degree Subplan." Subplans are printed on the transcript and diploma. To declare you subplan, please fill out the e-form on Axess: Declaration or Change to a Field of Study Form.
The concentration curriculum assumes completion of all MPP core courses. All concentration units must be 100-level or above and courses must be completed for a letter grade. A total of 35 units is required for the MPP. For the Coterminal MA (Track A), 29 units are required. For the Coterminal MA (Track B), 15 units are required for the concentration. For the Coterminal MA (Track C), a concentration is not required.