Ohio State University

John Glenn School of Public Affairs

Public Affairs


Sullivant Hall, 1813 North High Street

230 N Oval Mall

Columbus, OH 43221

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Public Policy & Management, Master of Public Administration(M.P.A.), In-Career Master of Arts(M.A.) in Public Policy & Management

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The MPA program consists of a two-year, full-time course of study that prepares students for leadership and analytical positions in the public and nonprofit sectors. The first year of the program is designed to provide a solid grounding in the areas of policy, management, economics, and data analysis. The second year of allows students to specialize in an area of interest through elective courses from the Glenn School, as well as from other departments accross campus. Most MPA students pursue a paid summer internship, identifying a topic for their policy paper, a large independent research project which serves as the capstone to the curriculum.  



Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 40,000+

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