MPP/MMS On Campus

Public Policy and Marine Science

36 months
725 USD/credit 14500 USD/year
725 USD/credit 14500 USD/year
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The Public Policy and Marine Science dual degree program from Jacksonville University is a 3-year program (if pursued full time) for students who recognize the importance of combining scientific skills and public policy know-how to the future of marine science and environmental policy. 


About Master in Public Policy (MPP) at Jacksonville University

The Master in Public Policy (MPP) degree emphasizes interdisciplinary study and the development of core skills in policy analysis, management, and leadership. Students are prepared for diverse leadership and career opportunities in the public, private, and non-profit sectors, and to solve community problems. 

In year one of the Public Policy and Marine Science dual degree from Jacksonville University, students will take first year MPP courses or first year Marine Science. In year two, courses will be taken in the other program. Year three will have mixed policy and marine science courses. If pursued separately, the two degrees would take 4 years.

These programs:

  • Allow you to obtain two degrees in three years
  • Provide tools to analyze present-day environmental issues with a policy lens
  • Provide a variety of real-world experiences with internships at a wide range of governmental agencies and collaborations through organizations such as OCEARCH and the St. Johns RiverKeeper
  • Provide experienced faculty spanning from biologists to lawyers

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Finance
  • Ethics and Public Policy
  • Law and Public Policy
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Leading Organizations
  • Responsible Leadership

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed JU Application
  • Unofficial Transcripts for All Degrees Conferred
  • Statement of Intent 
  • Resume / Curriculum Vitae 
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation 
  • GRE / GMAT / LSAT Scores 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 725 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    14500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 725 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Jacksonville

1033 - 1668 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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