Policy Studies, M.A. | University of Washington Bothell | Bothell, United States
12 months
Duration
30039 USD/year
30039 USD/year
16913 USD/year
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About

The Policy Studies program of the University of Washington Bothell offers an interdisciplinary, evidence-based approach to the study of how policy interventions can serve the public good, advise public decisions, and advance social change.

Overview

About the program

In this Policy Studies program of the University of Washington Bothell  you will learn to apply social theory, evaluation, data analysis, and policy analysis techniques to social change. 

Through this program, you will become a policy leader and actor, equipped for professional policy work in local and state government, as well as private, and non-profit sectors, across multiple policy fields.

Our curriculum is designed on a cohort model with classes offered after 5pm two or three times a week to serve non-traditional students, including working professionals. We incorporate community partner projects to provide students with practical professional skills to advance your career while also serving local needs. 

Organizational Pathways

The M.A. in Policy Studies provides the professional competence essential to making substantive policy contributions, leading to a variety of career options within public, non-profit, and private sectors. Visit the links below to learn how alumni are engaging with particular fields.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Statistics Fundamentals for Policy Studies
  • Policy Process and Analysis
  • Sustainability, Social Policy, Leadership
  • Statistics for Policy Studies
  • Management and Program Evaluation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Priority Deadline for Autumn is February 1.

Credits

30 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30039 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 30039 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    30039 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 30039 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    16913 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16913 USD per year during 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.

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