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MA 2021-2022

Introducing the 2021-2022 cohort of the MA in Social Policy Studies program at CSPS. 

We are pleased to introduce the 2021-2022 cohort of the Masters in Social Policy Studies program. 

This year's admission was particularly competitive; through a series of written and oral assessments, we identified applicants who had a strong potentially for graduate studies and compelling reasons for wanting to enter the program. 

In their own words, the members of the chort explain why they chose this CSPS graduate program. 

Elizabeth Korkor Okletey, lead child protection training officer with Child Rights International. "I chose this program to broaden my intellectual horizon on the various social challenges that affects Ghana and the rest of the world, so as to contribute constructively in my line of work to the well-being of the society, particularly children."

Ernest Awutey, teacher with Ghana Education Service. "I opted to pursue this program due to the knowledge and skills it will imbued me with to pursue a career as a research and policy analyst."

Felix Larbi Appiah, community development professional. "My job mainly seeks to create an environment where people can exercise their full potential to lead productive, creative lives. Joining the Social Policy class of 2021/22 will greatly enhance my potential to enrich the lives of people in the communities I work in, in collaboration with relevant stakeholders to improve the socio-economic and cultural conditions to enable them contribute to national progress."

Kwabena Osei Owusu. "I want to be in the academia for as long as possible so I joined this program to expand my knowledge and also contribute to the social policy discourse."

Palmas Tsyokplo, market research consultant. "I am particularly happy to be part of the 2021/2022 class of MA Social Policy Studies to pursue my personal aim of understanding problems in our society and how the government and other actors attempt to solve these social problems to ensure the well-being of individuals and society."