Public Policy (MPP) and Political Science (BA/BS)
This integrated undergraduate-graduate (IUG) degree program provides an opportunity for academically strong students to complete a bachelor of arts degree in political science and a master’s degree in public policy in the course of five years of study. 6 credits (two classes) at the 400 or 500 level from the undergraduate B.A. requirements will usually be counted toward the M.P.P. program and 6 credits (two classes) at the 500 or 800 level from the M.P.P. program will usually be counted toward the political science B.A. “supporting courses” requirements. Student’s IUG specific program of study will be structured on an individual basis giving IUG students a range of program options from the menu of course selections summarized below.
About the Program
You might like this program if…
- The public policy curriculum and political science curriculum cover similar substantive topics and both fields require similar technical and analytic skills, so there is a natural synergy here.