M.A. in Policy & Innovation Degree Plan


The program consists of 30 credits (either 10 courses or eight courses and a thesis). After taking three core courses and an applied ethics course, students can earn a Graduate Certificate in Policy & Innovation on the way to their Master's.


  • CAL 539 Foundations of Ethics
  • CAL 510 Foundations of Technology and Policy
  • CAL 529 History of Modern Science and Technology
  • CAL 556 Ethics of Business & Technology
ELECTIVES (Choose 18 credits from the following list)
  • MGT 609 Introduction to Project Management
  • MGT 612 The Human Side of Project Leadership
  • CAL 568 Philosophy of Science and Technology
  • CAL 541 Sociology of Science and Technology
  • CAL 555 Engineering and Computer Ethics
  • CAL 580 Environmental Ethics
  • CAL 581 Environmental Policy
  • CAL 8XX - Special Topics in Policy & Innovation¬†(3 credits)
  • CAL 9XX - Thesis (6 credits)

Admission Requirements

  • An undergraduate degree in science, engineering, the humanities, social sciences, management, or other related fields
  • Advanced English language skills in addition to Stevens TOEFL requirements
  • Two letters of recommendations from faculty or supervisors familiar with the candidate
  • A Statement of Purpose outlining the applicant's goals and objectives for attending the program

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