Public Policy (M.P.P.) and Sociology (B.S.) 

Public Policy (M.P.P.) and Sociology (B.S.) 
This integrated undergraduate-graduate (IUG) degree program provides an opportunity for academically strong students to complete a bachelor of science degree in Sociology and a master’s degree in Public Policy in the course of approximately five years of study. Students in the M.P.P. are required to complete an elective specialization of four courses. Students in the Sociology-M.P.P. IUG will take four courses in their fourth year of study that will double count for both the Sociology B.S. and M.P.P. The students’ 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.
Degree Types: Integrated Undergraduate-Graduate

About the Program

You might like this program if…

  • The Public Policy curriculum and Sociology curriculum cover similar technical and analytic skills and provide complementary substantive knowledge—social problems are an important focus of policy making and it is critical to understand the policy process to understand solutions to social problems.

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This program is housed 

in the School of Public Policy and the Department of Sociology and Criminology 
at Penn State University Park.
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