America Needs Leaders. Are You Ready?

At the Pepperdine School of Public Policy, students learn from real policy practitioners in order to become well-rounded and successful leaders. We use a unique curriculum that melds quantitative policy analysis with coursework in history and political philosophy to prepare students for impactful careers on either side of the aisle.

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Cost of Attendance

The Pepperdine School of Public Policy awards a number of scholarships each year. These awards are made available through endowed funds, gifts from supporters and alumni, and allocation of University general funds. The Scholarship Committee awards scholarship based on merit and academic and professional experiences.

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*Average scholarship based on estimated 2018-2019 enrollment data and is not a guarantee of funding.

Our Master of Public Policy Program . . .

  • is perfect for those on the path towards a PhD as well as those looking for impactful careers in politics and policy.
  • prepares you for careers in foreign service, think tanks, nonprofit, and government leadership.
  • offers unique specializations and joint-degree opportunities.
  • is located in the heart of beautiful Malibu, California, and offers one of the best learning experiences in the country.
  • is a top 10 graduate policy program in the West, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report.
Programs taught in:
English

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Pepperdine University School of Public Policy

Compare Pepperdine's different approach to other programs. We use a unique leadership curriculum that melds quantitative policy analysis with coursework in history and po ... [+]

Public Policy Degree at Pepperdine

Compare Pepperdine's different approach to other programs. We use a unique leadership curriculum that melds quantitative policy analysis with coursework in history and political philosophy to prepare students for impactful careers on either side of the aisle.

Our Master of Public Policy program... gives a commitment to "viewpoint diversity" and welcomes a variety of political perspectives. is perfect for those on the path toward a PhD as well as those looking for impactful careers in politics and policy. prepares you for careers in government leadership, policy-related business sectors, nonprofits, foreign service, and think tanks. offers unique specializations and joint-degree opportunities. is a top 10 graduate policy program in the West, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report. Application Deadline for Fall 2019* ... [-]
USA Malibu
August 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus

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