The Master of Public Policy (MPP) program at Pacific McGeorge School of Law prepares students to effectively analyze and design public policy. At McGeorge, MPP students gain valuable work experience from extensive internships and job opportunities in California’s capital.
Our 44-unit curriculum emphasizes a combination of rigorous academic exploration, sequenced development of professional competencies, and real-work application. MPP students also have the unique opportunity to take law courses within their area of concentration and gain legal training and skills that make McGeorge graduates stand out. The 44-unit requirement is for students enrolling in Fall 2022. Current students should refer to catalog requirements.
Courses emphasize the:
- Foundations of public action based on statutes and regulations
- Analysis, design, and implementation of public policies
- Use of qualitative and quantitative research methods
- Competencies in strategic leadership and systematic change
- Areas of concentration suited to your interests and expertise
50% of course contact hours in the program will be online with hybrid learning. The exact amount of online instruction for an individual course will vary between 25% and 100% according to the unique characteristics of the class. Please contact the Public Policy Programs department for questions or for more information.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and students can enroll in Fall or Spring.