May 26, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin 
2022-2023 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Administration, MPP

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The MPP program offers a professional degree that prepares students for careers as professional policy analysts in government and non-profit organizations. Students enter the program with diverse academic backgrounds, but should have taken statistics, calculus, and intermediate microeconomics. 


Admission Requirements 

  • A one-to-three page statement explaining why you wish to pursue an MPA degree.  
  • A resume or CV.  
  • Transcripts from each post-secondary institution that you have attended. They can be unofficial for admission purposes, but official transcripts must be submitted upon enrollment.   
    • Minimum of 2.75 GPA on all undergraduate coursework.  
    • Minimum of 3.0 GPA on all previous graduate level coursework.  
  • The e-mail addresses of at least two individuals who have agreed to write a recommendation letter on your behalf. Ideally, at least one letter is from an academic reference.  
  • International students will also need English Language test scores. 
    • Minimum of 79 on the internet based TOEFL, or 
    • Minimum of 6.5 on the IELTS 
  • Through the University Scholars Program, students in the BA in Public Policy program can begin MPP coursework during their senior year of the undergraduate program. Admission requirements vary for this program -  


Degree Requirements

Completion of a minimum of 37 credit hours of graduate work is required.  


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