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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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By the Numbers

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

39th
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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News

  • SPP Operations Coordinator Joins the Governors Education and STEAM Subcommittee
    School of Public Policy (SPP) Operations Coordinator Maura Maloney was recently invited by SPP alum Janice Floyd (MPA ’22) to join the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls Education and STEAM subcommittee. Janice serves as Subcommittee Lead which is co-chaired by Commissioner Sibongile Magubane from the Department of Motor Vehicles and Executive Director Tim Larson from the Office of […]
    Posted on December 5, 2022
  • December Events 2022
    Join 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 Ädelbrook
    UConn 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

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  1. Dec 9 PSELC: Equity Based Decision Making9:00am
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