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The School of Public Policy prepares students to become leaders in the fields of public policy, public management, nonprofit management, and survey research. Our students work closely with professors who are dedicated to teaching excellence and groundbreaking research. They're also placed in paid internships in top state agencies, city governments, and nonprofit organizations that impact the state and the nation.

UConn Gives. 36 hours: All Paws In! March 8-9, 2023

Thank you for supporting us during UConn Gives 2023!

Your gifts will support students in honor of the MPA Program's 50th Anniversary.

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National ranking of public finance and budget programs, U.S. News & World Report

National ranking of public affairs programs, U.S. News & World Report

Alumni employed within six months of graduation

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  • 50 Year’s of Impact
    This was certainly an exciting year for the UConn School of Public Policy. Our MPA class will be the 50th UConn MPA class. As we celebrated the accomplishments and impact of our alumni and faculty on improving policy and management of public and nonprofit affairs over the past 50 years, I could not stop thinking […]
    Posted on May 30, 2023
  • IPP Internship Aims to Build Connections and Address Environmental Issues
    This semester Emely Ricci completed her Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) placement with the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC). Leading up to the completion of her Master of Public Administration (MPA) she helped organize CLCC’s Annual Conference. As the Sandy Breslin Conservation Fellow she was part of the team to facilitate the largest gathering of […]
    Posted on May 28, 2023
  • SPP Alum Named 23rd Annual Immigrant Day Awardee
    On behalf of the State of Connecticut, Governor Ned Lamont recognized School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Esam Boraey as the 23rd Annual Immigrant Day Awardee on Thursday, April 27th. This award was given by the Connecticut Immigrant and Refugee Coalition. His announcement from the Governor noted, Your commitment and drive are an inspiration to […]
    Posted on May 22, 2023

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