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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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8th
National ranking of public finance and budget programs, U.S. News & World Report

46th
National ranking of public affairs programs, U.S. News & World Report

97%
Alumni employed within six months of graduation

100%
Full-time graduate students placed in paid internships

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  • SPP Hiring for Adjunct Faculty (2024-2025)
    The UConn School of Public Policy seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a variety of assignments in the Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 semesters.  Courses are taught in Hartford, Storrs, Stamford, and online. Most of our courses are graduate-level courses taught to prepare students for professional careers. (The exception […]
    Posted on February 15, 2024
  • February Events 2024
    Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   Free Professional Headshots for SPP students, faculty and staff Join us at UConn Waterbury!
    Posted on February 1, 2024
  • SPP Relaunches ROV Program
    Recently we connected with School of Public Policy’s (SPP) Director of Engagement Ryan Baldassario about the relaunch of the “Registrar of Voters Education and Certification Exam Program.” Ryan provided us with the programmatic insight below! In 2015 the Connecticut General Assembly instituted a requirement that all municipal Registrars of Voters were to be trained and […]
    Posted on January 12, 2024

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