Studyportals Study cover for Public Policy

Public Policy

American University Washington DC

Master On Campus
24 months
22302 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


For every challenge a community faces, there’s a potential policy solution that can make a big difference. With the highly-ranked Public Policy program at American University Washington DC, you get the chance to become a change-maker. As a student, you’ll gain the skills and knowledge needed to influence policy in a variety of institutional settings around the world.

Visit the official programme website for more information


The Master’s in Public Policy program at American University Washington DC features:

  • A choice of 10+ concentrations, such as International Development, Health Policy, or Public Financial Management.
  • Experiential learning on- and off-campus, through research, internships, and employment opportunities.
  • Small class sizes taught by award-winning faculty.
  • Access to the Center for Environmental Policy, Washington Institute for Public Affairs Research, and other research centers.

Programme Structure

Below is a list of degree-related courses you might take during your Master’s Accelerator Program. Courses may change based on availability and your preferences.

  • Foundations of Policy Analysis
  • Policy Process
  • Quantitative Methods for Policy Analysis I and II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




39 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

4-year undergraduate degree or equivalent from an accredited institution.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    22302 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 22302 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

22,302 - 30,183 USD


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Public Policy
American University Washington DC


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!