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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.

Learn more on our UConn Gives campaign page.

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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

Full-time graduate students placed in paid internships

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  • Thank You For Giving!
    Thank you to our network for your generosity and commitment to supporting School of Public Policy (SPP) students in honor of the MPA’s 50th Anniversary!  Our School received $7,305 in donations with 125 unique donors. As School Director Mohamad Alkadry notes, “we exceeded our expectations in terms of numbers and donors. Many thanks to those […]
    Posted on March 20, 2023
  • SPP Launches a M.A. in Survey Research and Data Analysis
    The University of Connecticut’s School of Public Policy (SPP) is proud to announce the renaming of our Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR) program to the Master of Arts in Survey Research and Data Analysis (SRDA)! Professor Thomas Craemer explains, We utilized Burning Glass data and focus group data from alumni and students to […]
    Posted on March 15, 2023
  • MPA Student Serves Communities Across Home State
    Recently we caught up with Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Madison Csejka. Madison currently serves as Press Secretary at the Connecticut Office of the State Comptroller. Learn more about Madison’s commitment to public service and serving folks across Connecticut below! While studying at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), Madison spent summers working as a […]
    Posted on March 14, 2023

Upcoming Events

  1. Mar 29 Community Geography and the Public University3:00pm
  2. Mar 31 PSELC: Ethics and Accountability in the Public Sector9:00am
  3. Apr 28 PSELC: Pursuing the Digital Frontier: Data Management and Digital Government Functions9:00am
  4. May 19 PSELC: Leveraging the Power of Well-made Surveys9:00am
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