The online Master of Public Policy prepares students for employment or advancement in local, state, and federal government agencies. Students choose one of three categories; environmental policy, educational policy, or public management. Courses focus on policy research, analysis, and management skills.
Career opportunities for graduates include jobs in:
- Nonprofit organizations
- Business, trade, and labor associations
- Government and non-government organizations
The online master’s degree program in public policy offers one-on-one personal advising for the duration of the program, limited class sizes for personal attention, and high-quality instruction from dedicated professional instructors. Courses include policy analysis, administrative law, and regional economic development policy. This online master’s degree allows students to customize their education and receive guidance throughout their educational experience.
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School Accreditation & Licensing
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth is accredited by:
New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationBachelor Degree
Admission TestsGRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- GRE waiver available if certain criteria met