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Social and Public Policy, M.A.

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  • Unknown
    Duration
Online
The Master of Arts in social and public policy is designed for practitioners, managers and administrators in public and private, for-profit and nonprofit sectors who want to learn more about how to make either governmental or organizational policies more effective.

About

In this program, you build skills in policymaking, implementation and analysis and develop a greater understanding of the connections among federal, state, local and organizational policies and policy processes. Students can also incorporate an advanced certificate into their degree program and earn a second credential.

Program Design

Social and Public Policy is a 36-credit master’s degree program that includes 12 3-credit courses. There are four core courses, four electives and four research-related courses that conclude with a final project.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Policy Process
  • Social Policy Perspectives
  • Policy Implementation
  • Ethical Issues in Social Policy
  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Research Methods
  • Final Project Design
  • Final Project

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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General Requirements

Admission requirements:

  • Application essay
  • Current resume
  • Official transcripts
  • 2 Professional recommendations
  • Teacher certification documents
  • Orientation fee

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    555 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 555 USD per credit and a duration of .
  • National

    555 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 555 USD per credit and a duration of .
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Funding

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