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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.
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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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- December Events 2022Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!Posted on December 1, 2022
- MPA Students Serves in the Area of Development with ÄdelbrookUConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Samantha King transitioned from psychology to political science while competing her bachelors. Her love of government, policy and helping citizens led her to switch majors. She explains, My courses were super eye opening, and I realized I wasn’t really suited to be a politician, […]Posted on November 30, 2022
- MPA Alum Serves Through Health and Human Service InitiativesUConn School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Kyle Livernoche currently serves as a Program Analyst with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). His journey to public service and a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) began at a young age when he wanted to be a firefighter like his father. Overtime his focus shifted […]Posted on November 27, 2022