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Master in Public Policy
Master in International Development Policy
Master in Policy Management
Executive Master in Policy Leadership

Program Description

This degree provides a set of core skills in economics, quantitative methods, management, and politics.

The degree equips students with the advanced quantitative skills needed to formulate evidence-based policy solutions in development.

This degree strikes a balance between analytics, management, and substantive focus within specific policy areas.

This degree prepares the next generation of senior leaders for today's complex and dynamic world of public policy.

Required Years of Work Experience

none

2 years

5 years

7 years

Prior Quant coursework recommended

prior microeconomics coursework required

prior microeconomics coursework required

No

No

Credit Hours

48

48

36

30

Program Entry

Fall

Fall

Summer
(Fall with permission)

Early August

GRE or GMAT Required

Yes

Yes

No

No

Full-time or Part-time

FT or PT

FT

FT or PT

Executive Format

Summer Requirement

No

Yes,
internship

Yes, summer institute

Yes

Time to Complete Program

2-3 years

2 years

1-2 years

17 months

Dual Degree Options

Yes

No

No

No