Master's Degree in Public Policy in California in USA

Compare Masters Programs in Public Policy 2018/2019 in California in USA

Public Policy

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

Public policy is the study of how laws, rules, and regulations are created by governmental organizations. It might include the study of municipalities, regional governments, or national bodies, as well as political and nongovernmental organizations.

The United States of America is a large country in North America, often referred to as the "USA", the "US", the "United States", "America", or simply "the States". American colleges are funded by "tuition" charged to the student, which is often quite expensive, very commonly reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars per year.

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Master of Public Policy (MPP)

UC San Diego School Of Global Policy & Strategy
Campus Full time 2 months September 2018 USA San Diego

The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It will prepare students with the skills needed to compare best practices in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and beyond. Our faculty is go-to experts for the public, private and intergovernmental sectors, creating design and evaluation methodology of public policy around the globe. The MPP degree combines this social science policy expertise with our campus strengths in STEM and health sciences. [+]

The MPP is a two-year, full-time professional degree program. Constructing the scaffolding for policymaking in a global context is the critical component of the MPP. It will prepare students with the skills needed to compare best practices in the U.S., Latin America, Asia and beyond.

Our faculty is go-to experts for the public, private and intergovernmental sectors, creating design and evaluation methodology of public policy around the globe. The MPP degree combines this social science policy expertise with our campus strengths in STEM and health sciences.

Program Overview

The MPP requires 92 units for completion. All students take eight required core courses in their first year and a capstone research seminar in the second. Students must choose a minimum of one area of specializations. Although proficiency in a foreign language is not required, 24 units may be counted toward the degree as long as the language matches an elective regional or country specialization.... [-]


MBA/MPP (MBA/Master of Public Policy)

The Graziadio School of Business and Management, Pepperdine University
Campus Full time 3 years August 2019 USA Malibu Los Angeles Long Beach Pasadena Westlake Village Irvine + 5 more

Prepares students in management capabilities, leadership qualities, and utilizing tools of analysis and policy design to effect successful implementation and institutional change. [+]

Pepperdine's three-year Master of Business Administration / Master of Public Policy program prepares students in management capabilities, leadership qualities, and utilizing tools of analysis and policy design to effect successful implementation and institutional change.Offered as a joint degree at Pepperdine's Graziadio School of Business and Management and School of Public Policy, the MBA/MPP program seeks students who are willing to strive for academic excellence and moral decisiveness and are inspired to delve into societal, community and global issues of management and leadership. While the Graziadio School imparts a comprehensive understanding of global management, the School of Public Policy develops analytic skills of political economics.... [-]