MPPM Online

Public Policy and Management

20 months
42324 USD/year
42324 USD/year
24962 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Public Policy and Management from University of Pittsburgh gives you a highly flexible way to advance or begin a rewarding life in public service. For acceptance into the program, you must have a minimum of five years of professional experience beyond an entry-level position.


At Public Policy and Management from University of Pittsburgh as an online student, you can complete the 30-credit degree in just five terms. By taking courses during the spring, summer, and fall terms, you can earn your degree in just 20 months. A set of required degree courses are outlined in the plan of study for this program.

Students at Public Policy and Management from University of Pittsburgh will gain the following professional skills:

  • Administration and managerial skills
  • Analytical tools and methods
  • Policy development and implementation

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Program management
  • Budgeting and finance
  • Human resource management
  • Policy formulation or implementation

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be eligible to apply to the online MPPM program, your resume should show five or more years of full-time work experience  with increasing levels of responsibility, leadership, and professional competence
  • A résumé.
  • A personal statement outlining your background and your goals for the program (about two double-spaced, typed pages).
  • Two letters of recommendation from past or present supervisors (from paid or volunteer positions you have held).
  • Copies of your undergraduate transcripts (and graduate transcripts, if applicable). You may submit unofficial photocopies at the time of your application; official copies are required if you are admitted and choose to enroll.
  • A nonrefundable $50 application fee.
  • If you’re an international student who is not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, you must submit a TOEFL or IELTS score, unless you have completed a degree at a regionally accredited U.S. university, or you are a citizen of an approved English-speaking country.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 20 months.
  • National

    42324 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 42324 USD per year during 20 months.
  • In-State

    24962 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24962 USD per year during 20 months.

Part-time: LOCAL: $1,003 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $1,728 per credit


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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