Masters in Public Policy (MPP)
The Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.), one of several public policy degrees, is a master's level professional degree that provides training in policy analysis and program evaluation at public policy schools. The MPP program places a focus on the systematic analysis of issues related to public policy and the decision processes associated with them. This includes training in the role of economic and political factors in public decision-making and policy formulation; microeconomic analysis of policy options and issues; resource allocation and decision modeling; cost/benefit analysis; statistical methods; and various applications to specific public policy topics. MPP recipients serve or have served in the public sector, at the international, national, state, and local levels.
Public policy is a field covering the creation, analysis and influence of regulations and problem-solving approaches affecting people around the world. Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.) degree program train students for careers shaping policies while working in government organizations or the private sector.