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Public Policy (Online)

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Master Online
12 months
Duration
22183 USD/year
22183 USD/year
12292 USD/year
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About

The Public Policy (Online) program of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth provides preparation for advancement or employment in state, federal and municipal governments.

Overview

The Public Policy (Online) program of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth is also is well suited for leadership of nonprofit organizations, non-governmental organizations, and business, trade and labor associations. The course of study focuses on policy analysis, applied research and public management skills.

The MPP degree is offered fully online.

Curriculum

UMass Dartmouth online Master of Public Policy students must complete 12 courses.

Students holding a Public Policy certificate from UMass Dartmouth will receive credit for each certificate class with a grade of 3.0 or higher.

Master of Public Policy students choose one of the following policy concentrations:

  • Educational Policy
  • Environmental Policy
  • Public Management

Career Opportunities

The MPP degree can help you progress within your career or move into a new career and leadership responsibilities in:

  • Local, state, and federal agencies, offices, and departments
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Business, trade and labor associations

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Administrative Law
  • Organizational Behavior in Educational Settings
  • Policy Analysis
  • Regional Economic Development Policy
  • Research Methods for Public Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Statement of purpose (minimum 300 words)
  • Resume
  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended (regardless of whether a credential was earned or not)
  • Copy of your passport
  • Permanent home address in country of citizenship
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate that they are proficient in English. Most do this by taking the TOEFL, IELTS or a Pearson Academic Exam
  • GRE or GMAT or waiver unless applicant has earned graduate degree from accredited school, or unless applicant has completed the Educational Policy, Environmental Policy or Public Management certificate program.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22183 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22183 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    22183 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22183 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    12292 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12292 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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.

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!

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