Union Institute and University

Master of Arts, Leadership, Public Policy & Social Issues


160 Promenade Circle, Suite 115

Sacramento, CA 95834

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts, Leadership, Public Policy

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

Address Social Issues as an Effective Leader

Our societal institutions are riddled with issues. To resolve them, we must first understand policy, decision-making, and leadership.

Union Institute & University’s Masters of Arts with a major in Leadership, Public Policy & Social Issues enhances your understanding of conflict within public, private, and nonprofit institutions. Once you decide on a focus of study, you will develop sound knowledge of foundational theory and appropriate research methods, with an emphasis on ethical leadership and social responsibility. Then you will apply what you have learned to the real world during the application course of our distance learning program.

Union’s flexible program is designed so you can earn an online master’s degree without interrupting your life.

Careers for Graduates in the Leadership, Public Policy & Social Issues Major

  • Public policy analysts
  • Middle- and upper-level management in public administration, human resources, and international management
  • Professional positions in education and law enforcement


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Higher Education Institution (Not Carnegie Classified)

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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