Public Policy and Law, Master | University of Maryland | College Park, United States
24 months
Duration
1706 USD/credit 25590 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 25590 USD/year
768 USD/credit 11520 USD/year
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About

The Public Policy and Law from University of Maryland is one of the nation’s leading graduate programs devoted to the study of public policy, management and international affairs, with particular expertise in the fields of environmental policy, energy policy, international development, international security and economic policy, health policy, education policy, social policy, and public finance.

Overview

The School offers a wide variety of master’s programs, joint degree programs, graduate certificate programs, and one of the nation’s premier doctorate programs. The School’s location just outside of Washington, D.C. attracts a stellar faculty of scholar-practitioners who are experts in the theory and practice of public policy and management and influential participants in the nation’s policy-making process. 

Key facts

  • The Public Policy and Law program from University of Maryland attract outstanding students by providing them, not only an in-depth, rich curriculum, but extensive exposure to and interaction with the real-life world of policy-making, the federal government, the international diplomatic community, state and local governments, and a host of non-governmental and multinational organizations. 
  • It is one of the few policy schools to combine state, national and international policy study under one roof, and to take into account policy interests in all sectors of the economy, thus allowing both faculty and students to study the full range of issues in all courses and in all research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  •  Normative and Political Dimensions of Public Policy 
  •  Management and Accountability 
  •  Microeconomics 
  •  Quantitative Aspects of Public Policy 
  •  Macroeconomics 
  •  Budgeting and Finance 
  •  Practicing Public Policy in the 21st Century 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of Purpose
  • Transcript(s)
  • TOEFL/IELTS/PTE (international graduate students)
  • Letters of Recommendation (3)
  • Optional: Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)
  • CV/Resume
  • Supplementary Application
  • JD application: Law School (JD) Requirements: applicants should check with the University of Maryland Law School. Applicants must apply to the M.P.P. and law programs separately and be accepted by both programs.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    25590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11520 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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