MPA & MPP Programs
McGeorge School of Law offers two distinctive professional degrees, the Master of Public Policy (MPP) and the Master of Public Administration (MPA). These programs join knowledge of law, competencies in analyses, and skills in action. Register for an upcoming information session or webinar to learn more.
The Master of Public Policy (MPP) prepares professionals for careers capably making and effectively implementing public policy decisions. Graduates of the 48-unit program will be well-prepared for professional careers in government, non-profit and private sectors. Consequential public policy issues are characterized by conflict, complexity and uncertainty. Successfully addressing such issues is the mission of this program. Students can complete the program in a full-time or part-time format. Learn more.
The Master of Public Administration (MPA) prepares professionals for successful careers in management and leadership positions and as advocates for change in making and implementing public policies. The 30-unit core curriculum emphasizes the foundations of public action based in statutes and regulations, value clarity, competencies in strategic leadership, analytical skills required for public management, and systemic change. Students can complete the program in a full-time or part-time format, and may also elect an additional 6 -12 units for a concentration as a basis for launching a career or developing expertise in a field of their interest. Learn more.
- Sign-up today to receive updates about MPA and MPP programs
- Apply to the MPP program for fall 2017
- Apply to the MPA program for spring 2017 or fall 2017
Information Sessions and Webinars in 2016
- Webinar on Wednesday Aug. 31, Noon- 1 p.m. | Register
- Webinar on Wednesday Sep. 14, 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Register
- Information Session on Tuesday, Sep. 27, 6 to 7 p.m. in Classroom S7 | Register
- Information Session on Thursday, Oct. 20, 6 to 7 p.m. in Classroom S7 | Register
- Information Session on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 6 to 7 p.m. in the McGeorge House | Register
- Information Session on Thursday, Dec. 8, 6 to 7 p.m. in Classroom S7 | Register