As a policy studies student, you will learn to apply social science theories to real-world concerns. You will use research to define and measure policy problems and to develop, evaluate, and implement solutions. You will become a policy actor, equipped for professional policy work in public, private, and non-profit sectors, and will know how to pursue your craft with integrity.
The Policy Studies program of the University of Washington Bothell is comprised of students, scholars, and policy professionals who collaborate in policy arenas such as environment & energy, labor, education, human rights, local and state government, and technology. Faculty and student research contributes to the academic body of knowledge, promotes public education, and engages in the major contemporary policy debates.
- Small classes and cohort
- Evening classes
- Structured opportunities for applied research, community engagement, and professional development
- Dedicated faculty mentors, experts in environment, labor, education, social welfare, human rights, and urban planning
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Statistics Fundamentals for Policy Studies
- Policy Process and Analysis
- Sustainability, Social Policy, Leadership
- Statistics for Policy Studies
- Management and Program Evaluation
- 12 months
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DisciplinesSocial Work Public Policy Urban Planning View 443 other Masters in Social Work in United States
- The UW Graduate School's minimum requirements for admission include a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, and minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
- A statement of intent (2-3 pages).
- Statement on quantitative skills.
- A current resume, or curriculum vitae, showing relevant academic, professional, and civic experience.
- Two letters of recommendation.
- An academic essay/writing sample.
- All unofficial transcripts.
International22738 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11369 USD per semester during 12 months.
National22738 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11369 USD per semester during 12 months.
In-State13008 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6504 USD per semester during 12 months.
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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