McGeorge School of Law
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MPA and MPP Programs

McGeorge School of Law offers the Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) degrees to both full-time students and to those earning a professional degree while working.

These degrees join knowledge of the law, competencies in analyses, and skills in action. While all work of public professionals must be based on law, this is the first offering of the MPA or MPP by a law school. Students gain a deep understanding of statutes and regulations critical to modern governance.

Why McGeorge?

McGeorge School of Law has been educating lawyers in Sacramento for 93 years and the University of the Pacific is the oldest private institution of higher education in California. McGeorge alumni are leaders in state agencies, lobbying firms and non-profit organizations. These alumni dominate lists of the most influential attorneys in Sacramento. MPP and MPA graduates of McGeorge will be expected to be equally effective.

Why Sacramento?

No state and few nations face the complexity and consequence of policy choices made and implemented in California. The campus close to California's State Capitol in Sacramento is an asset — near the offices of state, federal and local agencies, plus those of non-profits and advocacy firms focused on public policy making and implementation. This is where you can analyze, observe and engage in most of today's critical issues. Sacramento is also a great place to live, to work and to play.

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Contact Casey Heinzen, Assistant Director, Public Policy Programs
Email | 916.520.7471