Type: 
Major
Level: 
Master of Science (M.S.)
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Class Location: 
Corvallis Campus

Oregon State University offers graduate programs in public policy to students interested in energy policy; environmental policy; international policy; law, crime, and policy; rural policy; science and technology policy; and/or social policy. The degrees are granted by the College of Liberal Arts and provide graduate education for students wishing to develop their interests and careers in the public and nonprofit sectors. The Master of Public Policy (MPP) specifically prepares students for careers in domestic and international organizations or preparation for PhD studies. The PhD in Public Policy prepares students for academic or non-academic research careers in the public, private, and nongovernmental sectors. The Public Policy Graduate Program accepts students with backgrounds in related academic disciplines. The degrees are designed to provide individuals with analytic skills, an understanding of public policy processes, and substantive knowledge in a specific policy area.

To see details outlined in a brochure, go http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/spp/graduate-programs-public-policy