Public PolicyAddress important public problems in order to make our society better
The Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree is right for you if you seek an analytical career that requires you to be able to judge policies and programs, plan and evaluate alternatives, and implement changes.
BE A PART OF THE SOLUTION
The MPP program provides top caliber instruction in policy analysis and program evaluation. Our focus is on providing you with the rigorous analytic and quantitative skills you need to assess policies and to evaluate programs.
The program is centered on analysis of real-world problems and the policies and programs that address them. A hallmark of our program is its focus on combining theory and practice so that you can thrive in a professional workplace. MPP students are prepared to pursue a wide variety of careers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors and work in positions such as policy analysts, research associates, program analysts and finance/budget analysts.
The 43 credit MPP program can typically be completed in two years of full-time study. The MPP program will provide you with high quality instruction in quantitative methods, policy analysis, policy development, and program evaluation. Learn more about MPP.
If you are a current UConn undergraduate and have an interest in gaining the skills to work in public policy or management, the Fast-Track program could be an excellent match for you. You can complete up to half of the MPA program while you finish your undergraduate degree. Learn more about our Fast-Track Program.
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Upcoming DPP Events
Friday, February 22nd, 2019
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Hartford CampusHTB 228
To register go to http://dpp.uconn.edu/collaborative by February 19, 2019.
DPP Speaker Series: "An Interrupted Time-Analysis of the 2010 Humanitarian and Recovery Aid Intervention to Haiti"
Tuesday, March 5th, 2019
02:00 PM - 03:30 PM
Hartford CampusHTB 220
RSVP at https://uconn.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_b8lazFpR8byMh7f by March 1, 2019. Hope to see you there.
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Hartford CampusHartford Times Building, Room 406
Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
05:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Hartford CampusHTB, DPP Suite 431
Questions? Contact Linda Friedman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, March 7th, 2019
11:30 AM - 02:00 PM
Hartford CampusHTB 227
Please join us on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the UConn Hartford campus, 10 Prospect Street, 2nd floor, Room 227, Hartford from 12:00 to 1:30 pm as state and local leaders address the challenges of this retirement boom and consider steps to create a pipeline to fill future employment needs.
A light lunch will be provided from 11:30 am to 12:00 pm at the same location, 4th floor, in the faculty/staff lounge.
Please RSVP by March 4, 2019 at
Hope to see you there.
Tuesday, March 12th, 2019
12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Storrs CampusHomer Babbidge Library, Class of '47 Room