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Master of Public Policy

Address:

333 South Street, Suite 400

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States

Phone:

1-877-698-6277

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Policy

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree is designed for individuals seeking employment in state, federal, or municipal government, non-profit organizations, and business, trade, or labor associations. The MPP degree is a great option for students who want to continue their education at the graduate level or for fully-employed individuals interested in career advancement, professional development, or a career change.

The program's graduates will:

  • Gain a knowledge of the policy process, public management, and public finance with analytical and research skills in applied policy analysis and specialized knowledge in a ""concentration area" such as public management or environmental policy
  • Develop the ability to reason and analyze from both a normative and problem-solving perspective                   
  • Develop technical methodological skills
  • Develop substantive policy or management expertise in one concentration area.

ALABAMA, ARKANSAS, KANSAS, MARYLAND, and MINNESOTA RESIDENTS:UMass Dartmouth does not presently consider applications for online degree or certificate programs from applicants whose permanent residence is in Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Maryland or Minnesota because of the regulations resulting from legislation in these states. For details about regulations in your state that may affect your enrollment in an online program offered by another state, you may wish to consult your state's Department of Education and/or learn about efforts of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements at http://nc-sara.org/. If you are a resident of Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas, Maryland, or Minnesota, UMass Dartmouth welcomes your application to a face-to-face program only.

Accreditation:

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Eligibility Requirements:

Bachelors Degree required

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Availability of financial aid varies depending on course status and matriculation. Check with your advisor to determine your eligibility and application procedures.

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