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Masters in Public Policy

Posted on Mar 17, 2020
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“Our individual lives cannot, generally, be works of art unless the social order is also” – Charles Horton Cooley

Today, everyone wants to make a difference to society and the environment around them. Keeping this in mind, colleges have introduced a degree on public policies. These degrees focus on subjects like microeconomics, research methods, statistics, advance data analysis, and finance to solve global public issues. Students are taught to research evaluate and understand various processes of different policies.

Here are some of the best colleges that offer an MPP program

Harvard University
Harvard University offers a 2-year rigorous that prepares the student to solve complex problems on social and public issues. This program also broadens the student’s perspective and sharpens his/her skills towards public service.
The requirements for this Harvard program are bachelor’s degree in economics, statistics or related field, TOEFL/IELTS, GRE/GMAT, and strong recommendation letters.

University of Oxford
The University of Oxford offers a 1-year program that helps to build leaders in the field of public service. The program at oxford is taught through various seminars, case studies, projects, and workshops. The program curriculum’s includes subjects like economics, law, policy-making and so on.
The cost for this MPP program at oxford is £43255 and the requirements for this program are transcripts, resume, personal statement, 2 essays, and 3 LoRs.

London School of Economics and Political Science
MPP at LSE is a nine- months intensive program which focuses on public management. The program focuses on building the right approaches and tolls needed to solve complex public issues. The cost for this program is around £33800 and the college expects its students to have 3-5 years of work experience. The interesting part of this program is they do not require GMAT/ GRE.

Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School
The MPP program at Princeton is a 1-year program that enrolls around 15-25 students per year. This program provides training in quantitative and policy analysis so their students will be able to solve complex public issues. The minimum requirement for this program is 7 years of work experience.

University of Toronto
The MMP program at the University of Toronto is a 2- year program that focuses on theory as well as real-life experience. The program focuses on building quantitative, analytical and leadership skills. Students at this program also get to bring their theory learning into real-life during their internships.

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