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Public Policy and Management

The Ohio State University

Master
24 months
Duration
35289 USD/year
53643 USD/year
12785 USD/year
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About

A Public Policy and Management degree from The Ohio State University offers you a wide array of career options that engage you in work that matters. Whether you see yourself in a senior role at the U.S. State Department, as an agency head in state government, as a city manager, or as an advocate in a nonprofit organization, our program will help prepare you for success.

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Overview

The rigorous, hands-on curriculum provided by the Glenn College will give you the skills and tools you need to thrive in careers at all levels of government and in the not-for-profit sector.

As a graduate student, you will have all the benefits of a collegial, high-quality graduate program located within a large, research institution. Our program fosters close relationships among students, staff, and faculty. Our attractive and comfortable facility creates an environment conducive to learning and to creating dialogue between students and policymakers on the pressing issues of the day.

You will also draw upon the vast resources of one of the world’s largest, most diverse research universities. Whether this means pursuing a dual degree, working in one of many interdisciplinary policy centers, or participating in a myriad of public forums and lectures, Ohio State has what you need to grow and succeed.

The Public Policy and Management degree from The Ohio State University consists of a two-year full-time course of study that prepares students for leadership and analytical positions in the public and nonprofit sectors. The core curriculum is designed to provide a solid grounding in the study of public policy, economics, management and leadership, and data analysis.

During your first year, our Student Services office will work with you to obtain an internship where you can put your acquired skills and knowledge to use. The second year of the program allows you to focus on a particular policy issue area of interest or further develop a specific skill set. Our staff will work with you to devise an individualized curriculum based on your academic interests and career goals.       

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Public Policy Formulation and Implementation
  • Legal Environment of Public Organizations
  • Public Sector Economics
  • Public Budgeting and Finance
  • Managing Public Sector Organizations
  • Managing Human Resources in Public Organizations
  • Public Affairs Statistics
  • Public Affairs Program Evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

54 alternative credits

Delivered

Blended

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.
3 (required)
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.
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.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate or professional degree (or equivalent foreign credential) from an accredited college or university, earned by the expected date of entry into your graduate program.
  • A minimum of a 3.0 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) for the last degree earned.
  • Prerequisite training that will enable you to pursue your program. Evidence usually comes in the form of transcripts or other credentials documenting that you have completed prerequisite academic work. 
  • Standardized test score (GRE or GMAT) if the score is required by your program. Scores must be sent electronically from the testing agency; faxed or emailed scores are not considered. Note: Scores are valid for five years after your test date.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    35289 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 35289 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    53643 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 53643 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    12785 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12785 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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