This new degree is of particular interest to those concerned with the formulation and analysis of public policy and its delivery through the implementation of programmes and projects. The degree enables students to develop a systematic understanding of the policy process and its application to sustained economic and social development. Furthermore, students are equipped with the skills that are essential for translating policies into tangible programmes with defined outcomes. The course has special relevance for public sector professionals or those intending to work in that sector. It is designed to be especially accessible to local government managers who combine experience with vocational and/or professional qualifications.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission