12 months
52724 USD/year
52724 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Public Policy program at Tufts University is designed for individuals with at least seven years of significant, relevant professional experience who are interested in expanding their knowledge of public policy within urban, social, and environmental domains — or across these domains, such as programs and policies related to sustainable communities.


About the Program

The Public Policy program at Tufts University offers students the opportunity to strengthen their critical thinking, policy analysis, and communication skills; improve their professional practice in areas such as mediation, land use planning, or financial management; and establish close professional relationships and networks among faculty, affiliated agencies, and other students.

The program's part-time track allows working professionals to work full-time while attending courses during the evenings and weekends, completing their degree in two years.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Economics for Planning and Policy Analysis
  • Quantitative Reasoning for Policy and Planning
  • Reflections on Public Policy Practice
  • Social Welfare Policy
  • Social Policy for Children and Families
  • Race, Class and Public Policy in the United States

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Note that the M.P.P. is a mid-career program that requires at least seven years of significant, relevant professional experience. Those who are not yet eligible should consider UEP's M.A. in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning
  • Application Fee or Fee Waiver
  • Academic Records
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Graduate Record Examination (if required)
  • Evidence of English Proficiency for Non-Native Speakers of English (if required)

Tuition Fee

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    52724 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 52724 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    52724 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52724 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Medford

1458 - 3019 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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