College of Social Sciences, Policy, and Practice
300 The Fenway
Boston, MA 02115
The Master in Public Policy (MPP) provides an interdisciplinary understanding of societal problems and their potential solutions. Our students gain a command of public policy analysis and an applied understanding of the various institutional contexts in which public policy is developed and implemented.
Drawing on expertise and courses across disciplines at Simmons, you'll complete a customized program of study and gain a well-rounded view on public policy. You'll refine your focus and sharpen your skills through independent research and internships in the field.
Alumni of our program go on to rewarding careers as policy analysts for government or the private sector, legislative aides to national, state and local policymakers, budget analysts, research associates at think tanks and policy institutes, policy specialists at advocacy organizations and direct services agencies and work on public policy creation and implementation. They're also well-prepared for law school and PhD programs in public policy, political science, economics and sociology.
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: No
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1,085 USD
Classification: Master's College or University I
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999