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Program at a Glance

Program
Master
College(s)
College of Community Innovation and Education
Department(s)
Public Administration, Schl of
$369.65 per credit hour
$1,194.05 per credit hour

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The Master of Public Policy (MPP) is primarily a face-to-face, campus-based program, designed to prepare students for professional careers as policy analysts, policy evaluators, and leaders in the public sector. Students will learn and apply evidence-based public policy formulation, implementation, and evaluation framework in a range of policy domains including urban policy, environmental policy, educational policy, health policy, transportation policy, economic development policy, immigration policy, disaster policy, homeland security policy, science and technology policy, criminal justice policy, and international/global policy. The MPP will serve as a platform to adequately prepare students for doctoral studies in public administration.

Students will enhance and practice their knowledge and skills through the development of various core competencies including public policy and governance, law and economic principles, research methods and tools, program analysis and evaluation, organization management and network analysis, public leadership and decision-making process and specific courses dedicated to unique topics within public policy.

Application Deadlines

Fall
July 1
Fall
January 15

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Career Opportunities

UCF prepares you for life beyond the classroom. Here, you’ll experience a wide range of opportunity, like learning diverse skills from world-renowned faculty to networking with top employers across Central Florida to gaining first-hand experience in internships nearby. Achieve your degree and more as a Knight.
  • City Alderman
  • City Council Member
  • Congressional Representative
  • Councilor
  • Government Affairs Researcher
  • Government Affairs Specialist
  • Government Professor
  • International Relations Professor
  • Legislator
  • Local Governance and Citizen Participation Specialist
  • Member of Congress
  • Political Consultant
  • Political Research Scientist
  • Political Researcher
  • Political Theory Professor
  • Public Policy Professor
  • Selectman
  • Senator
  • Tribal Council Member
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