Public Policy (MPP) at Duke University

Duke University
Masters (MPP)

2 years

Course description:

The Sanford School’s two-year, professional Master of Public Policy (MPP) program prepares students for careers as analysts, managers and leaders in various levels of business, government, and nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world.

The Masters of Public Policy (MPP) degree emphasizes analyzing and evaluating information to solve policy problems.  As analysts, managers, and leaders, MPP graduates work with quantitative and qualitative data to develop, assess, and evaluate alternative approaches to current and emerging issues.

School Department:

Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University

Entry Requirements:

Diversity is a core value at Sanford. The School seek applicants from diverse academic, professional, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.

Factors that influence acceptance: Undergraduate academic performance and courses taken; Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores; English and writing skills; Statement of purpose; Relevant work experience (2+ years preferred after completion of the undergraduate degree); Faculty and employer evaluations;

Prerequisite coursework: Prior to matriculation, students;are required to complete both basic statistics and microeconomics at an accredited academic institution and achieve a grade of B or better.


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Scholarships available:

• Under an agreement with AmeriCorps, City Year, Peace Corps, Teach for America, and Yellow Ribbon programs, students who are accepted into the Duke MPP Program are guaranteed a tuition fellowship.

• Joint Japan World Bank Scholarships

• Fulbright Foreign Student Program

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