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Master of Public Policy (MPP)

Explore ways to bring about social change through effective public policy within government agencies or in the nonprofit or private sector. This online Master of Public Policy (MPP) program can help prepare you for a role in public policy management or leadership. Through a curriculum that blends theory, practice, and a virtual city that simulates real-life scenarios, you can enhance and refine your analytic and quantitative skills while developing a thorough understanding of the political institutions and processes through which public policies are created.

Receive a 10% tuition reduction if you reside outside the US and start this program today. Contact one of our enrollment advisors to learn more.

Enrollment process

  1. Complete the Request Information form

  2. An enrollment advisor will contact you to answer your questions.

  3. Choose the program that’s right for you, then apply.

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  • Study online without taking a career break.
  • Gain a global perspective on issues in public policy as part of an international class.
  • Study policy analysis, management and leadership, empirical analysis, ethics, and politics.
  • Learn how to apply a variety of data analysis methods in the study of public policy issues.
  • Choose a specialization that aligns with your professional goals.

Specializations (in addition to the General Program)

  • Criminal Justice
  • Emergency Management
  • Global Leadership
  • Health Policy
  • Homeland Security Policy and Coordination
  • International Nongovernmental Organizations
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Local Government Management for Sustainable Communities
  • Nonprofit Management and Leadership
  • Public Management and Leadership
  • Terrorism, Mediation, and Peace

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