Top Part time Master Programs in Public Policy 2019/2020
Those who wish to pursue careers in government may wish to study public policy. This field deals with the development and creation of policies and programs that provide services and regulate behavior at local, regional, and national levels.
Part time Master Degree in Public Policy
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The Master of Public Policy will give you a multi-disciplinary understanding of the role of government in economic activity and public policy decision making. The course focuses on how government interacts with the economy and society. Topics include economic growth, stability, taxation, infrastructure provision, regulation, health, defense, education, and social security. It integrates theory and practice to enhance knowledge and practical skills that enable you to respond proactively and strategically to public, economic, and social needs. You may choose to complete specializations in Economics or Public Administration and Governance or both.
The MPA is one of the most versatile and valuable degrees available—a combination of the Master of Public Administration and the Master of Public Policy.
The MPhil/PhD in Development, Environment and Policy provides advanced training and research experience at a doctoral level in the areas at the intersection of development, environment and policy. A key feature of the programme is an emphasis on interdisciplinarity – our students are encouraged to blend concepts, tools and methods from across disciplines, eg. economics and nutrition; politics and geography.
A Master in Public Policy gives tomorrow’s policy leaders the skills they need to solve society’s most complex challenges.
A Master in Policy Management equips current and emerging policy leaders with essential management and analytical skills to advance their careers.
The Master of Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG) is designed to develop practical knowledge and essential skills for policy making and management. The course has an applied focus, underpinned by contemporary policy making theories. It offers students the opportunity to critically apply their learning to real-world problems and build their understanding of policy formation, policy and program evaluation, and utilising evidence for influence and decision making. To tailor their course, students can choose electives from a range of subjects across UTS. The course utilises several teaching formats, including intensive block mode and online delivery, designed and delivered by academics, practitioners and industry leaders.
The Master of Philosophy (MPhil) programme aims to train students in original research in public policy and to cultivate independent, interdisciplinary and innovative thinking that is essential for a successful research career in public policy research and formulation.
American University's online Master of Public Administration and Policy (MPAP) program combines our School of Public Affairs' top-ranked, nationally recognized and NASPAA-accredited MPA and MPP degree programs into one foundational, highly marketable credential.
The Master of Public Policy is designed for individuals with at least seven years of significant, relevant professional experience who are interested in expanding their knowledge of public policy within urban, social, and environmental domains — or across these domains, such as programs and policies related to sustainable communities.
The Elliott School’s Master of International Policy and Practice (M.I.P.P.) is an advanced professional degree for mid-career practitioners. Combining rigorous academic training with the development of valuable career-enhancing skills, the program prepares students for leadership roles in international public policy.