UMassOnline

Master of Public Policy (Amherst)

Address:

333 South Street, Suite 400

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

United States

Phone:

1-877-698-6277

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Public Policy (Amherst)

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.

Accreditation:

UMassOnline is regionally accredited by NECHE, New England Commission of Higher Education. In addition, many of each campus' schools and colleges are also accredited by discipline-specific agencies.

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.

Locale: Large City

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